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FDA needs to regulate premium cigars, not re-open the discussion

The agency should focus on advancing life-saving rulings on all tobacco products, not open the...

Mar. 23, 2018
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Banning menthol cigarettes should be top priority for FDA

There is overwhelming evidence that menthol is perpetuating the tobacco epidemic.

Mar. 21, 2018
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New report from Truth Initiative® illustrates alarming rise of tobacco use in streaming content

The majority of programs popular with young audiences prominently depict smoking, with “Stranger Things” emerging...

Mar. 16, 2018
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Less is more when it comes to the FDA’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

The agency’s stand on nicotine goes to the heart of the problem and addresses it...

Mar. 15, 2018
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New report shows that Marlboro is one of the most influential brands among teenagers

A new report finds that Marlboro tops the list of preferred cigarette brands among teens,...

Feb. 02, 2018
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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