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2014-10-21 23:03:59

Use of electronic cigarettes has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The findings indicate that e-cigarettes are not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes among this group. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the...

2014-10-06 12:29:15

New Nation-wide Initiative Aims to Support Community Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke or Tobacco-Free Campus Policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Legacy - the national public health organization that funds the bold truth® youth smoking prevention campaign - announced it will support community colleges around the nation to go smoke or tobacco-free. Through a new competitive grants initiative, public community colleges may apply to receive funds and...

2014-09-29 20:23:11

Proposed measure delivers on the Prime Minister's commitment to further restrict flavoured cigars OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced new proposed regulatory amendments that would further restrict flavoured tobacco products that appeal to youth. Canada was the first country in the world to take action on ''little cigars" in 2010 when The Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth came into force, banning the use of...

2014-09-24 08:25:46

Audience Entertainment and Screenvision Bring Interactivity to the Movies with the truth® campaign Hitting 100 Screens Across the Country NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Movie audiences across the country will now be able to physically interact with content on the movie screen. Audience Entertainment, the innovative entertainment technology company leading the charge into big screen interactive, today announced an alliance with Screenvision and the installation of Audience...

2014-08-25 16:27:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The number of U.S. youth who used electronic cigarettes, but have never smoked a regular cigarette, has more than tripled in the past three years, from 79,000 in 2011 to over 263,000 in 2013. And these youth are nearly twice as likely to intend to smoke regular cigarettes as...

2014-08-25 12:23:22

truth® Rallies Teens To Harness Their Online Influence To Become The First Smoke-Free Generation WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation's largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled "Unpaid" and "Response". Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast - an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks...

2014-08-25 08:29:26

The following is being released by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Carter Administration and Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth and Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Bush Administration and Vice Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Legacy's new truth campaign 'Finish It' sets the stage to end cigarette smoking once...

2014-08-12 08:27:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Legacy's truth® campaign has been the boldest and most successful media campaign ever conducted to prevent youth tobacco use in the United States. So it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced that is launching a new generation of truth® aimed...

2014-07-31 16:27:30

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO A new government study published today shows that 17.4 million Americans - 7.3 percent of U.S. adults - smoke cigars every day, some days or rarely. This study shows that cigar smoking is a serious public health problem that must be addressed through strategies such as Food and Drug...

Teenagers Smoke More When They Are Lighting Up Menthol Cigarettes
2014-06-20 14:08:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Canadian-based study from the University of Waterloo found that teens who smoke menthol cigarettes smoke more of them per day than teens who prefer regular cigarettes. Published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control, the study is the first to connect menthols to greater degrees of nicotine use in Canadian teens. “The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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