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Truth Initiative® Announces New General Counsel

today announced the appointment of Robert Falk as General Counsel. Falk will succeed Ellen Vargyas, upon her retirement as General Counsel, effective November 6, reporting to Truth Initiative CEO and President Robin Koval. Falk is an experienced health c
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 05:40
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Vote to have Steve Aoki Perform at Your School

Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student, in partnership with truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, today announced that one U.S. college or high school campus can win a once-in-a-lifetime visit from Steve Aok
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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how local and state governments are taking on in-store tobacco promotions

This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are countering the deep pockets of the tobacco industry with policies regulating where and how tobacco products are sold.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 28, 2017 15:20
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Smoking rates put Alabama in deadly 'Tobacco Nation'

37 million Americans still smoke — including 21 percent of adults in Alabama — and a new report from Truth Initiative reveals rates of smoking found in a region dubbed “Tobacco Nation.” Alabama is in that nation, along with Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, L
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 27, 2017 17:04
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3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25
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where we stand: raising the tobacco age to 21

Raising the minimum age of sale for cigarettes and all tobacco products to 21 is a critical tool that can help end the tobacco epidemic. Tobacco remains the number one cause of preventable death and disease in this country, with nearly 500,000 premature
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:14
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how local governments are countering industry efforts to sell cheap tobacco

localities can combat tobacco retail marketing — also called point-of-sale marketing — which includes things like product displays and advertisements in retail establishments. Point-of-sale marketing is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:31
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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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