HBCU’s, Community Colleges Partner with Truth Initiative, CVS to Tackle Tobacco

Last month, Truth Initiative® and the CVS Health Foundation joined forces to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges students and administrators. Through a nation-wide campaign, the organizations advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke and tobacco free campus policies.  Click HERE to read.


Who Goes to Vape Shops?

Once a rare sight, “vape shops,” or e-cigarette and vaporizer retail shops, now number in the thousands across the country. Experts estimate there were 5,000 to 10,000 vape shops in the U.S. in 2014. VIEW


Federal Appeals Court: After 11 Years There’s No More Reason for Big Tobacco to Delay Warning Ads

It’s been more than a decade since a federal court ruled against the tobacco industry and ordered the nation’s largest cigarette producers to produce a new series of warning ads. For more information CLICK HERE

Congressional Budget Deal Protects Kids by Rejecting Tobacco Industry Giveaways

Great news: Congress rejected tobacco industry efforts to weaken FDA oversight of e-cigarettes and cigars, including candy-flavored products that appeal to kids.