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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
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truth and Kevin Lyons partner with Cotopaxi to inspire tobacco-free lives

truth will join Cotopaxi for 25 of their Questival adventure races. They will launch a...

Aug. 11, 2017
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FDA nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

We applaud the FDA for moving forward with a comprehensive policy toward nicotine but the...

Jul. 28, 2017
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Leading health organizations seek to intervene in defense of FDA rule on e-cigarettes, cigars

Six leading public health organizations today asked federal courts to allow them to intervene in...

Jul. 24, 2017
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Tobacco use on the big & small screens is a public health concern

A new report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) analyzing smoking...

Jul. 06, 2017
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truth takes on tobacco during the 2017 Vans Warped Tour

truth, the longest running national youth tobacco prevention campaign, and its crew of tour riders...

Jun. 30, 2017