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truth encourages young people to tell Big Tobacco why they’re ‘Worth More’ in its new campaign

truth® teams up with Imagine Dragons vocalist Dan Reynolds and country star Jon Pardi to...

Jan. 25, 2018
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New report shows that e-cigarettes can both harm and help the smoking epidemic

A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report outlines the evidence-based consensus on the...

Jan. 23, 2018
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Tobacco and pharmacies don’t mix: Truth Initiative attends annual Walgreens shareholder meeting

Truth Initiative Attends Annual Walgreens Shareholder Meeting where the organization will again ask the company...

Jan. 16, 2018
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truth® zombies invade Walgreens to protest sale of tobacco products

A zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens’ Washington, D.C., flagship store symbolized the consequences of smoking...

Jan. 10, 2018
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Played: This year’s video games glamorize tobacco use to youth

Participants in a new survey of video game players said they felt tobacco or nicotine...

Dec. 19, 2017
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Monitoring the future reveals good and bad news underscoring need for education and regulation

New data from the 2017 Monitoring the Future study show a drop in teen smoking,...

Dec. 14, 2017
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truth® campaign successful in saving lives and preventing youth smoking

Exposure to the award-winning truth campaign prevented more than 300,000 U.S. youth and young adults...

Dec. 07, 2017
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Big Tobacco finally forced to tell the truth about its deadly products through court-ordered ads

The tobacco industry has begun publishing advertisements, or “corrective statements,” outlining the truth about the...

Nov. 27, 2017
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Truth Initiative announces new General Counsel

Truth Initiative announced the appointment of Robert Falk as General Counsel. Falk will succeed Ellen...

Nov. 06, 2017
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Philip Morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The tobacco industry creating a foundation to end smoking is an affront to public health...

Oct. 02, 2017
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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...

Aug. 29, 2017
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truth asks if it is just business or is it exploitation

A new campaign from truth® exposes the tobacco industry’s exploitation of individuals with mental health...

Aug. 24, 2017