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More than $1 million pledged to help schools fight e-cigarette epidemic

82 colleges and universities receive grants from CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth...

Mar. 19, 2019
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FDA takes steps on flavored e-cigarettes, but leaves youth at risk for addiction

Proposed FDA restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes and cigars are a step in the right direction,...

Mar. 14, 2019
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Federal court orders FDA to issue final rule requiring graphic cigarette warnings

A federal court ordered the FDA to issue a final rule mandating graphic health warnings...

Mar. 06, 2019
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Truth Initiative and Wellable partner to deliver comprehensive smoking cessation resources

A new partnership brings smoking cessions tools from the EX Program from Truth Initiative to...

Feb. 26, 2019
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7 youth-serving groups in Tennessee receive grants to help their communities go smoke-free

Truth Initiative awarded grants to seven youth-serving groups in the state to help raise awareness...

Feb. 19, 2019
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CDC data strengthens concerns over vaping teens turning to cigarettes

New data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey show that declines in cigarette smoking remain...

Feb. 11, 2019
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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