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What is the Impact Series?

The Truth Initiative Impact Series is a robust, recurring event that brings together key stakeholders and experts to engage in thought-provoking conversations about ways we can innovate and inspire action to achieve a culture where young people reject smoking, vaping and nicotine. The goal of this thought leadership series is to convene diverse partners in tobacco control and other public health organizations, parents, teachers, and policy makers, who can benefit from Truth Initiative's work.

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Featured Event

Nicotine Nation: How The Tobacco Industry May Be Addicting a New Generation and Keeping Americans Hooked

May 12, 2022

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Past Events

Vaping: Know the Truth – Empowering Students with the Facts on E-cigarettes & Tools to Quit

December 9, 2021

Join Truth Initiative for a virtual discussion about how educators can empower students with the facts on the health risks of e-cigarettes and nicotine use, and help those who are already vaping to quit.

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Thrive: A Youth Mental-Health Summit

October 13, 2021

Join Truth Initiative for “Exposing Vaping as a Mental Health Issue,” a rebroadcast of our panel at The Atlantic Festival that draws awareness to the connection between nicotine use and the worsening youth mental health crisis. In this latest Impact Series event, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and former vaper turned activist Daniel Ament join Truth Initiative® CEO and President Robin Koval to highlight well-established research that shows nicotine both harms developing brains and can negatively affect mental health by worsening symptoms of anxiety and depression.

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Unvaping America's Youth

July 13, 2021

In this latest Impact Series event, “Unvaping America’s Youth,” we explore our holistic approach to reverse the epidemic, including the important role of parents and educators, and hear real-life stories about what it’s like to vape and quit e-cigarettes today. We also spotlight results of a new clinical trial, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, that demonstrates the effectiveness of the free and anonymous text message program This is Quitting and begins to fill an important gap in understanding how to help young people quit.

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Not Buying It: The Tobacco Industry's Rebrand

June 10, 2021

Join Truth Initiative for a virtual discussion on the tobacco industry’s efforts to rebrand itself as a part of the public health solution while putting a new generation at risk for nicotine addiction. We’ll break down the industry’s influence and unpack how individuals and businesses alike can negate these efforts by protecting their platforms.

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