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Tobacco industry allies launch outrageous attack on FDA efforts to protect kids, save lives

This attack is an orchestrated effort by the tobacco industry and its political allies to...

Feb. 05, 2019
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Public and pharmacists urge Walgreens halt tobacco sales nationwide

Truth Initiative is attending a Walgreens shareholders meeting to deliver a petition and urging the...

Jan. 25, 2019
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First-of-its-kind free e-cigarette quit program now available to young vapers looking for help

Truth Initiative has launched a text message program that’s designed for e-cigarette users to quit...

Jan. 18, 2019
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The JUUL/Altria partnership puts nation's public health at greater risk

The FDA must use its full authority to stop the youth e-cigarette epidemic in the...

Jan. 08, 2019
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Altria/JUUL deal puts youth e-cigarette users at greater risk given Big Tobacco's track record

The deal comes just days after the U.S. surgeon general declared youth e-cigarette use a...

Dec. 20, 2018
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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...

Dec. 17, 2018
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States still shortchanging prevention programs that save lives and health care dollars

20 years after reaching a landmark legal settlement, states still spend only a small fraction...

Dec. 14, 2018
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FDA proposes needed action on menthol, but falls short to stem youth e-cigarette epidemic

The agency's plans to take action on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars are significant, but...

Nov. 15, 2018
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FDA must stop sales of all flavored products and restrict marketing and sales to protect kids

It is a positive step that the FDA recognizes the critical role flavors play in...

Nov. 09, 2018
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New study reveals teens 16 times more likely to use JUUL than older age groups

A first-of-its-kind study explores the rates and characteristics of JUUL use.

Oct. 30, 2018
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Swift action needed to address youth e-cigarette ‘epidemic’

The FDA's plan to tackle the youth e-cigarette "epidemic" is a significant and much needed...

Sep. 13, 2018
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Federal court orders FDA to quickly implement graphic cigarette warnings as mandated by law

A federal court has ordered the FDA to quickly issue a final rule requiring graphic...

Sep. 05, 2018