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Young people take back the shelves and demand that pharmacies stop selling tobacco products

Pharmacies are a trusted source of health information and services. Yet in 2016, more than...

Nov. 30, 2016
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On the deceptive marketing of Natural American Spirit cigarettes

We commend Breathe DC for filing a lawsuit in the DC Superior Court to hold...

Nov. 14, 2016
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Cigarette smoking has declined but population disparities among populations are cause for concern

It is terrific news that the results of the National Health Interview Survey, released today...

Nov. 10, 2016
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Washington task force includes tobacco prevention and control in cancer moonshot recommendation

By including tobacco control and primary prevention in the Washington task force recommendations for the...

Oct. 17, 2016
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Summer truth tour takes on tobacco use with one goal: Finish smoking for good

School’s out, summer is here - which means a crew of truth® “tour riders” are...

Jul. 06, 2016
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Teens stop #CATmageddon; Enlist pets to send their message to Big Tobacco

truth®, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, is asking...

Jun. 30, 2016
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US high schooler cigarette use is at historic low while nearly a quarter reported using e-cigarettes

It is terrific news that the results of the 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey...

Jun. 09, 2016
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Progress ending youth tobacco use stalled - National Youth Tobacco Survey 2015

Truth Initiative CEO Robin Koval responds to new data in the NYTS 2015.

Apr. 14, 2016
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National public health org brings on women’s health and wellbeing leader

Truth Initiative has brought on a veteran of the reproductive health, education and advocacy arena,...

Apr. 11, 2016
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Truth Campaign snags 2 Ogilvy Awards

truth® won two Advertising Research Foundation David Ogilvy Awards for its truth campaign inspiring youth...

Mar. 16, 2016
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Study shows graphic cigarette warnings trigger brain areas key to quitting smoking

Viewing graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs triggers activity in brain areas involved in emotion,...

Feb. 16, 2016
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truth® and Vans morph culture-changing art into bold fashion statement

When it comes to teen tobacco use, truth believes creativity speaks louder than words. That’s...

Jan. 20, 2016