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Senate Passes Defense Bill with Brown Provision, Inspired by Urbana Veteran, to Help Military Retirees Quit Smoking

November 17, 2015   The U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) legislation to help military retirees and their families stop smoking. The bill now heads to the President’s desk. The Strong Lungs, Strong Lives Act of 2015 would ensure that military retirees and […]
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In November 2015 Posted

TYRA Beauty Partners With truth® to Inspire Tobacco-Free Lives for Holiday Campaign: “Smoke Your Eyes, Not Cigarettes”

November 16, 2015   Supermodel and super-CEO Tyra Banks’ new cosmetics line, TYRA Beauty, announced today it is partnering with truth®, the life-saving national youth smoking prevention campaign. As the one-of-a-kind cosmetics experience, TYRA Beauty is changing the way people see beauty. The collaboration with truth shapes perceptions of health and beauty with the goal of saving […]
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In November 2015 Posted

Tobacco Use Fueled by E-Cigs, Hookah Remains High Among US Hispanics/Latinos

November 16, 2015   Tobacco use remains a serious problem among Hispanic/Latino adults, with increasing use and acceptance of e-cigarettes and hookah among younger tobacco users living in the United States, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015. Easy access to these products, the appeal of flavored tobacco products’ taste and […]
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In November 2015 Posted

Trade, Health, And Tobacco Exceptionalism: The TPP Tobacco Carve-Out

November 13, 2015   Last week the White House notified Congress of its intent to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the trade agreement reached in October between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries, not including China. The notification and release of the agreement’s text commences a lengthy period of Congressional and public review. Among the […]
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