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    Customizing a mobile program to help rural Alaska native youth quit tobacco

    Truth Initiative is partnering with the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation to create a customized version of This Is Quitting, a mobile quit program for teen

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    5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the U.S.

    … of Chicago’s Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis; Tracy Strader, … able to sufficiently deliver.” Rural communities consistently have … great disparities when you look at rural [communities],” said Knudson, …

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    truth campaign proven to drive down smoking rates across different demographic groups

    … incomes, and those who live in rural areas – that have been … as well as among lower-income and rural populations, compared to low … and those from low-income and rural communities, have been …

  4. Report Report Research & Resources

    Tobacco Nation in the age of covid-19

    Areas of the country with high rates of smoking—a risk factor for COVID-19 infection—are also among those with the lowest hospital capacities.

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    Father’s Day: Helping dads kick tobacco

    Father’s Day is a great opportunity to encourage dads who use tobacco to quit. More than 278,000 men die every year from smoking.

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    Mapping a COVID-19 vulnerability: Areas of South and Midwest have fewer hospital beds and higher smoking rates

    Alarmingly, areas of the country with high rates of smoking are also among those with lower hospital capacity.

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    Nearly 1 in 5 adults used tobacco regularly in 2020

    The prevalence of cigarette use – by far the most popular tobacco product among adults – emphasizes the need for the federal government to follow through on

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    Measuring disparities in tobacco advertising exposure

    How can we better measure people’s exposure to tobacco advertising? And what effect does that exposure have?

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    Smoking rates decline steeply in teens in 2021

    Youth smoking dropped to an all-time low in 2021, representing a colossal win for public health initiatives tackling smoking in young people, including those

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    Tobacco use in these 12 U.S. states is on par with a number of developing countries. Why?

    Tobacco use in a group of 12 states looks more like some of the most tobacco-affected countries in the world than the rest of the U.S.

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    7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

    … faculty member, who works with rural communities in West Virginia …