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    Cigarette smoking among teens down, but e-cigarette use up

    Teen smoking of traditional tobacco cigarettes in the United States reached a new low of eight percent in 2014, but the data from the annual “Monitoring the

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    the 5 ways tobacco companies lied about the dangers of smoking cigarettes

    Tobacco companies are back on our TV screens — not to promote cigarettes, but to correct the lies they told for decades about the dangers of smoking them.

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    Smoke screens: Is tobacco use in youth-rated movies still a problem?

    Tobacco use on screen is a public health concern because exposure to smoking imagery in movies can cause young people to start smoking.

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    83 schools pledge to go smoke- or tobacco-free with community college initiative

    … 83 schools pledge to go smoke- or tobacco-free with community … has a campus policy that allows smoking in outer parking lots. The … educational sessions about the risks of tobacco use and the need for …

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    Happy 100th, National Parks! Now, how about going 100 percent smoke-free?

    … Now, how about going 100 percent smoke-free? … News ArticleHarmful … While the park service bans smoking in park buildings and … stated in 2006: “there is no risk-free level of exposure to …

  6. Report Report Research & Resources

    Tobacco Nation: The deadly state of smoking disparity in the U.S.

    Smoking rates in “Tobacco Nation” are undermining dramatic declines in smoking across America.

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    Q&A: Why quitting smoking should be included in substance use and mental health treatment

    A Truth Initiative research investigator explains why helping patients quit smoking should be part of mental health and substance abuse recovery.

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    Measuring support for tobacco control policies in states with deadly smoking disparities

    How do residents who live in a collection of states with smoking rivaling the most cigarette-dependent countries on earth feel about laws to curb tobacco use

  9. Study shows graphic cigarette warnings trigger brain areas key to quitting smoking

    Viewing graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs triggers activity in brain areas involved in emotion, decision-making and memory as observed via brain

  10. Truth Initiative launches advanced quit-smoking program for employers and health plans

    Truth Initiative®, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, today announced the EX® Program, an innovative quit-smoking program designed for employers, health syst

  11. Leading health groups demand film industry give R rating to movies that depict smoking

    A coalition of health organizations has demanded that movie producers and distributors apply an R rating to all films that include depictions of smoking or t

  12. Study reveals major victory on teen smoking but a ticking time bomb as youth vaping numbers explode

    The teen smoking rate has fallen to an all-time low of 4.6%, but an astounding 19.2% of youth now use-cigarettes — an increase of 60% over 2017