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Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High

Big Tobacco deliberately targeted young servicemen and women...Truth Initiative Chief Operating Officer Dave Dobbins. "Then we figured out that they gave away samples in the past to the military, used military people in ads, held special events on bases.
How Stuff Works
added Sep 6, 2017 15:31
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young activist focuses on helping the homeless population live tobacco-free

when Delaware native Kelsey Magill moved to Washington, D.C., she noticed the city’s large number of people experiencing homelessness—a population with less access to health care, but a greater risk of exposure to the nation’s leading cause of preventabl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:55
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capitalizing on a “captive audience”: how tobacco companies targeted troops on military bases

“captive audience” is a phrase found in many tobacco company planning documents about marketing to military service members. That’s because companies sought to capitalize on, as one company put it: “the self-imposed confinement of the military family to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:33
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truth® Holds Tobacco Industry Accountable for Its Exploitation of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions and Members of the Military

Debuting During 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, truth Asks if it is Just Business or is it Exploitation?
PR Newswire
added Aug 24, 2017 18:17
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how tobacco companies linked cigarettes and mental health

quitting smoking is linked with lower levels of anxiety, depression and stress....industry ... giving free cigarettes away to psychiatric facilities and mental health groups. They have also given free cigarettes to homeless shelters and soup kitchens, whi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:38
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In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill

Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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VIDEO: New ads accuse Big Tobacco of targeting soldiers and people with mental illness

Truth Initiative, a leading tobacco-control nonprofit, has bought TV ads to run this Sunday during MTV’s Music Awards that accuse tobacco companies of purposely targeting mentally ill people and U.S. soldiers. The ads focus on this stark but little know
Washington Post
added Aug 24, 2017 14:43
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3 reactions to fda’s new plan for tobacco regulation

What followed the announcement of a new trajectory for tobacco regulation? Here are three reactions from public health groups, the tobacco industry and investors.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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Are e-cigarettes and tobacco products losing their allure for US teenagers?

To build on the 2016 declines in e-cigarette and tobacco use of teenagers, regular tobacco product tax hikes must be married to tobacco-free policies, statewide tobacco prevention and cessation efforts, and health insurance coverage for tobacco cessation
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:37
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