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'black lives / black lungs' documentary shows how menthol tobacco ended up in black communities

explores the history, marketing tactics and impact of the tobacco industry targeting African-Americans with menthol tobacco products. He said the project, which also features experts and activists across the country, is part of his efforts to “turn my ang
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:31
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behind the marketing strategy that costs the tobacco industry $900k an hour

industry spent over $8.6 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2014 ...Research shows that it is very effective: Youth who are frequently exposed to point-of-sale tobacco marketing are twice as likely to tr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:19
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fda nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

The four-year delay in fully regulating newly deemed combustible products will leave tens of millions of youth and young adults subject to the enticing flavors and marketing of little cigars, cigarillos and hookah. The five-year delay in regulating e-cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 29, 2017 19:45
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Cigarette maker stocks plunge on FDA announcement, but health experts are skeptical

“What didn’t happen today is an announcement on actual regulation... What happened was an announcement that a docket would be opened,” said Dave Dobbins, the chief operating officer of antismoking nonprofit Truth Initiative, referring to the FDA docket t
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 29, 2017 13:26
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apply: 2017 tobacco-free college program for community colleges and minority-serving institutions

college campuses have emerged as a critical battleground...Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 135 historically black colleges and universities and community colleges to advocate for, adopt and implement a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free policy. T
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:07
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how one student led her apartment complex to go tobacco-free

after her presentation on the harms of secondhand smoke and the benefits of smoke-free environments, Katelynd Todd faced crowds of a few hundred college students—all residents of her apartment complex in Berkeley, Calif.—and awaited their vote on a new t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:04
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the surprising thing almost all emmy-nominated dramas and comedies have in common

"we need to make sure we don’t backslide by giving youth the impression that smoking is the norm. Smoking imagery has no place in pop culture." Thirteen Emmy-nominated comedies and dramas from the 2016-17 television season—all nominees in those categorie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:30
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truth truck rolls out for 18th summer of inspiring youth to end tobacco use

successful campaigns depend on a combination of online and offline engagement strategies. Case in point: truth® ads that air during televised pop culture events create a lot of buzz about ending tobacco use, but the campaign doesn’t just appear on televi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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[Wisconsin] Big Tobacco Targets the Black Community

Native Americans and White adults are the highest consumers of tobacco products in America. Yet, tobacco advertisements are found 10 times more in the Black community than anywhere else in the nation. In America, 18.3% of Black Adults are tobacco smokers
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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how mobile marketing for e-cigarettes may be aimed at youth

a review of e-cigarette marketing on mobile channels shows that companies are emphasizing flavors and high-tech features, strategies that may attract youth. Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed mobile e-cigarette advertisements from 2015 on up to 1,00
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:01
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