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  1. Banning menthol cigarettes should be top priority for FDA

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

  2. 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 as the worst offender.

  3. 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 at its core — dismantling a product that has been engineered to be as addict

  4. 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, followed by Newport and Camel.

  5. 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 expose Big Tobacco for its manipulation of lower-income communities.

  6. 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 health consequences of e-cigarettes.

  7. 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 to reconsider selling tobacco products.

  8. 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 and protested its sale of tobacco

  9. 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 was portrayed negatively in only 6.5 percent of games where tobacco use

  10. 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, but may hide the true vaping rates due to awareness issues about nicotine.

  11. Our Team

    Robin Koval

    Robin Koval is CEO and President of Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization dedicated to achieving a cu

  12. 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 from becoming smokers during 2015-2016.