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using pop culture to end tobacco for good

new research is proving the effectiveness of one of those strategies: leveraging televised pop culture events (like the Grammys and MTV Video Music Awards) to premiere ads that create buzz and drive extended conversations around tobacco.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2017 04:22
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customizing a mobile program to help rural alaska native youth quit tobacco

tobacco use has long been part of communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a remote region in southwest Alaska comprised of more than 80 percent of Alaska Natives. In a study from 2007, 63 percent of 15- to 18-year-olds reported being current smokers o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:14
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Amy Cohn Webinar 06.15/17-Slides: Tobacco and other substance use among young adults (PDF)

Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:24
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what does using tobacco and other substances together mean for young people?

An original study conducted by Amy Cohn, Ph.D., a research investigator at Truth Initiative®, reveals how alcohol and marijuana use among young adults are associated with many tobacco products, including cigarettes, little cigars/cigarillos, large cigars
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:22
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[California] one trend that’s changing pride festivals for the better

Fast forward to San Francisco Pride 2017: the festival organization is one of many LGBT-serving groups in the city that has adopted a tobacco-free policy—meaning it doesn’t accept tobacco industry funding, and it is now a completely tobacco-free event in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:42
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Social Media Use and Access to Digital Technology in US Young Adults in 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Mobile devices are a primary channel for social media, and our study highlights disparities in access to digital technologies with Internet access among US young adults by race/ethnicity, education, and subjective financial status. Findings from this stud
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:38
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which social media sites do young adults use?

Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat, Instagram and LinkedIn were the five most popular...The rapidly changing social media landscape highlights the need for public health messages to be “nimble enough to adapt to new sites, new patterns of use and new ways of deliveri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:36
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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31
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Truth Initiative Announces New Leadership For Its Schroeder Institute For Tobacco Research And Policy Studies

Dr. Donna Vallone named to the new post of chief research officer for both the Schroeder Institute and the Evaluation Science and Research Expertise Center at Truth Initiative
PR Newswire
added Jun 13, 2017 15:45
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[Colorado] youth activist uses street art to counter tobacco ads

in Sedona Allen’s predominantly Hispanic and Asian neighborhood in Denver, Colo., tobacco advertisements have a “ubiquitous presence,” she says. After attending a Truth Initiative® tobacco-control training program in 2016, she had an idea for something s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:08
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