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The President’s FY18 budget could reverse years of progress in tobacco control

The president’s proposed fiscal year 2018 federal budget includes cuts to programs at the Centers...

May. 25, 2017
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51 health groups urge administration to defend and enforce FDA rule for e-cigarettes, cigars

Fifty-one leading health groups today urged the current administration to defend and fully implement the...

May. 17, 2017
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Truth Initiative launches advanced quit-smoking program for employers and health plans

Truth Initiative®, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, today announced the EX® Program, an innovative quit-smoking...

May. 11, 2017
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Truth Initiative and CVS Health launch program to make HBCUs and community colleges tobacco-free

Truth Initiative® and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to work with students and...

Apr. 13, 2017
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Natural tobacco agreement fails to protect the public from misleading claims and imagery

Truth Initiative and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today criticized as wholly inadequate an agreement...

Mar. 02, 2017
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truth® calls out tobacco industry for profiling disguised as target marketing

Tobacco is not an equal opportunity killer. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities...

Feb. 12, 2017
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If Philip Morris is serious about a “smoke-free future,” it should stop marketing cigarettes

Philip Morris International – the world’s largest non-governmental cigarette manufacturer – this week launched a...

Jan. 26, 2017
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States can help finish the fight against tobacco by boosting funding for tobacco prevention

The states are missing a golden opportunity to save millions of lives and billions of...

Dec. 14, 2016
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Surgeon General's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

The Surgeon General’s report on e-cigarettes released today confirms the indisputable fact that youth should...

Dec. 08, 2016
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New report finds parents unaware that video games contain smoking images with many targeting teens

Smoking is prevalent and often glamorized in video games played by youth, but a new...

Dec. 07, 2016
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New research underscores need for FDA take action on misleading packaging

Nearly 64 percent of Natural American Spirit smokers inaccurately believe the cigarettes are less harmful,...

Dec. 06, 2016
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HUD final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) final rule announced today, requiring each agency...

Nov. 30, 2016