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We investigate, expose and amplify the truth about tobacco through research, @truthorange, community activism/engagement, and quitting innovations.

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Areas of the country with high rates of smoking – a risk factor for developing severe outcomes from #COVID19 –are a… https://t.co/a0hnxD0qcu
8/10
2020
Calling all HR experts: Join @theexprogram and @EBNbenefitnews for a webinar on Aug 20. Learn how you can fully sup… https://t.co/N2MWbnPXlJ
8/7
2020
80% of retail workers believe a workplace that provides support to quit vaping is important. Here's how retail empl… https://t.co/boEyXwZ1eS
8/6
2020
Special shoutout to our grantee, New Vision Youth, for encouraging local businesses like Salon 211 in Kingsport, Te… https://t.co/bCPQkcAn27
8/5
2020
Don’t miss out! @ashorg is hosting a Facebook live tomorrow morning to discuss a new approach to quit smoking treat… https://t.co/h2kBbdGvS7Women's Justice League has donated more than *600* free masks to domestic violence shelters in the Midwest, and we’… https://t.co/LAqPYGbz1L
Retweeted by Truth Initiative3 reasons why racial disparities in tobacco use persist and what we need to do to address it. https://t.co/RV7RvYesG1
8/4
2020
@FDATobacco must take a stand to protect the health of America’s youth and reject the application submitted by JUUL… https://t.co/sLl77xvU8p
7/31
2020
It was a pleasure to have the unapologetic and sharp-witted author, @dwatkinsworld, join us virtually to tell the t… https://t.co/8VgZwaOu3M
7/30
2020
Minnesota and California both reported recent increases in EVALI cases, but an overlap with COVID-19 symptoms may b… https://t.co/SSAAryOmmKCongratulations to our senior marketing specialist, Logan Nelson, for her acceptance into the 2020 class of ADCOLOR… https://t.co/zD5izbPhPf
7/29
2020
91% of education workers say a vape-free/e-cigarette free workplace is important to them. Find out what educational… https://t.co/BZyvmoCRGR
7/28
2020
Learned from the 1970 TV ad ban: Wherever there’s a loophole in the law, the tobacco industry will find it and go t… https://t.co/PNiFQ9ii7N
7/27
2020
New @JAdolesHealth commentary calls on @FDA to require independent research showing the impact on youth and young a… https://t.co/sylpeSuOoQ
7/24
2020
Helping people in rural communities quit: @nacchoalerts is hosting a webinar on August 6th to discuss the high rate… https://t.co/DkPfcHrcvR
7/23
2020
54% of IT workers say vaping in the workplace is harmful to their health. Download @theexprogram tip sheet to find… https://t.co/FW6v0TpjXh
7/22
2020
The FDA’s action against the makers of Puff Bar and nine additional disposables e-cigarette manufacturers is a stro… https://t.co/0KeLJ429w4Listen now: CMO at Truth Initiative, Eric Asche, and SVP and director of communications and marketing for @Leidos,… https://t.co/hl3LVk4byV
7/21
2020
Join experts from @theexprogram and @solerahealth on Thursday, July 30 to learn about digital health offerings that… https://t.co/3WcsiLuz8IWe’re excited to announce that Truth Initiative was awarded with the 2020 AWE Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval… https://t.co/1lAGgFMgIR
7/17
2020
By phasing out all tobacco products from its northeastern stores, Hannaford is taking an important step to save liv… https://t.co/RNi6BcaBVM
7/16
2020
87% of manufacturing workers believe a workplace that provides support to quit vaping is important. Here’s what the… https://t.co/kyeNzV4YOWThe National Black Justice Coalition (@NBJConTheMove) is committed to strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps… https://t.co/dH6KybsSa9
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7/15
2020
How can digital quit tools can help eliminate tobacco use for generations? Listen to Dr. Amanda Graham at the Elimi… https://t.co/jE52VPRazB
7/14
2020
According to a Truth Initiative survey, 84% of workers say vape-free workplaces are important to them, so what happ… https://t.co/tPYfJhwHL9
7/10
2020
Since 2000, total cigarette consumption rates among Americans have declined 38.7%, while consumption rates of cigar… https://t.co/Bz7y5jjVDiThe FDA permitting Philip Morris to claim IQOS reduces exposure to harmful chemicals found in cigarettes is a win f… https://t.co/NZeJ9WMPkM
7/9
2020
Tobacco product waste, like cigarette butts and used disposables, are commonly found littered everywhere. One study… https://t.co/OMn56QrmZ3
7/7
2020
July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. Did you know women who smoke during pregnan… https://t.co/c319He7FZr
7/1
2020
Listen now: Dr. Amanda Graham, chief of Innovations at Truth Initiative, discusses why digital quit programs like… https://t.co/EyXEJJkQP4
6/30
2020
Tomorrow is the last day to apply to become a truth College Leader. Are you looking to make an impact on your campu… https://t.co/MINBgwv7VWRacism is a public health crisis — it’s past time we acknowledge that. https://t.co/QCKiFbjYt4
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6/29
2020
3 ways colleges and their truth® College Leaders are sustaining momentum for tobacco/vape-free campus policies virt… https://t.co/5prC8FPN8Wtruth stands with the #StopHateForProfit campaign and is pausing paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram for Jul… https://t.co/t7ZiFP55Xq
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeJune is Men’s Health Awareness Month. Learn why men need your help, especially now, to quit tobacco.… https://t.co/wMsQ4zFgTx
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6/26
2020
Big Tobacco targeted African Americans for decades, here are some of the tactics they used. https://t.co/pL2mN6zt4FICYMI: Watch Dr. Amanda Graham discuss strategies for quitting tobacco and what this means for the future.… https://t.co/2x2JFQsepH
6/25
2020
#PrideMonth fast facts: One trend that’s changed Pride festivals for the better was in 2017, when San Francisco Pri… https://t.co/WqgTbXWMsQCommunities with a greater number of racial and ethnic minorities and low-income populations have more tobacco reta… https://t.co/X6Pikfc4V2
6/24
2020
Transgender Americans may now face greater discrimination in accessing health services as a result of a federal gov… https://t.co/h5OyMdmR9cCOVID-19 has disproportionately sickened and taken the lives of people of color and is just one more example of how… https://t.co/G0U4BZGxZv
6/23
2020
We applaud this important action from @AshOrg and @aatclc. A national ban on menthol cigarettes would save lives an… https://t.co/ADFzkJ6UnUThe @StonewallCF is by and for the LGBTQ community. “We are committed to lifting up communities of color and tran… https://t.co/EQRc2BwGDo
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6/22
2020
A presentation on key findings from the recently released US Surgeon General’s report on Smoking Cessation goes liv… https://t.co/z4WR0R0oTeOur Truth Initiative staff presented the case study behind The Truth About Opioids campaign, which won Gold at ARF’… https://t.co/Cg1OuSojdj
6/18
2020
By ending the sale of all flavored vaping products, Montana has taken an important step to save lives and protect f… https://t.co/FmbZwqFy4lTruth Initiative Board Member @DrMaryTBassett analyzes why health care, housing and the labor market, not urban den… https://t.co/KH8dKTvlQF
6/17
2020
Tell the entertainment industry to stop inundating youth with tobacco imagery. Sign this petition @smokefreemovieshttps://t.co/oRqL9cC4ah @parentsvsvape launched their Volunteer Educator Toolkit: a digital resource to teach adults about youth vaping. Si… https://t.co/tQYIzLYLu1
6/16
2020
Former Youth Activism Fellow @LincolnMondy reminds us words alone aren’t enough in the fight against systemic racis… https://t.co/aMd8M71tvg
6/15
2020
“The change of tomorrow depends on your action today!”- J’Pierre Bolling, Truth Initiative Community Leader, Atlant… https://t.co/xovRyBY9e1
6/12
2020
As the nation begins getting back into the office, protecting the health of employees is a top concern. One factor… https://t.co/hIknXiUmPZ
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6/11
2020
The tobacco industry has once again shown itself to be a wolf in sheep’s clothing by using a pandemic to ingratiate… https://t.co/jZBi1Nf7s7Nearly two-thirds – 62% – of young vapers say they are more interested in quitting vaping now compared to before th… https://t.co/jTlvy3zxbI
6/10
2020
New free resource: With words like “ghost” and “ripski’, vaping lingo can be hard for adults to keep up with. Devel… https://t.co/zkeoPy0pyn
6/9
2020
EX Program by Truth Initiative is thrilled to partner with marketing-leading Virgin Pulse for VP+, which gives empl… https://t.co/RfEO9YnTLA
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6/8
2020
Shameless hypocrisy: Altria is trying to use charitable donations to hide Big Tobacco’s real “investment.” Black Am… https://t.co/T3HogfLB6c
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeWhile we applaud the FDA’s warning to StemStix, Inc, it shines a light on the current one-off approach to e-cigaret… https://t.co/K4HWcONe4H
6/5
2020
During a pandemic that attacks the lungs, the FDA's inadequate partial flavor ban has allowed disposable e-cigarett… https://t.co/J3bmdUdejy
6/3
2020
We’re joining @WHO for #WorldNoTobaccoDay to expose the tactics employed by Big Tobacco. Learn how the tobacco indu… https://t.co/Qy3wTXFRyx
5/31
2020
For this year’s #WorldNoTobaccoDay, @theexprogram reminds employers of the tools they can offer to improve the heal… https://t.co/C8InHTfT8XIn the latest @ParentsvsVape podcast, two moms speak with tobacco advertising expert, Dr. Robert Jackler, to discus… https://t.co/D7fJ5LBqoeOur summer tour team member Steph has created and donated 190 masks made with unused merch! If you made masks with… https://t.co/vooRjAQLiH
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5/29
2020
#SABREAwards Winner: ISSUES MANAGEMENT - The Truth About Opioids — @truthinitiative with @KetchumPR https://t.co/yNAPdotqPq
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeWe’re thrilled to announce that The Truth About Opioids campaign won the GOLD Halo Award in the Health category fro… https://t.co/M6kEmwshxgThanks to e-cig companies who seemed to care more about profits than the health of young people, the vaping crisis… https://t.co/IHRS8fG6I6
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5/28
2020
See how one company takes employee wellness to the next level by successfully engaging tobacco users to quit smokin… https://t.co/uun610juWGDon't miss our Virgin Pulse webinar this Thursday, May 28 at 2 p.m. EST to learn the link between tobacco use, diab… https://t.co/LAtSCq1mr5
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5/27
2020
There has never been a more important time for young people to quit vaping. This is Quitting is the first-of-its-ki… https://t.co/vkLXytvBbb
5/22
2020
Are you taking careful precautions for employees with underlying health conditions? Register for our Virgin Pulse w… https://t.co/zlAxr1ueXC
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5/21
2020
We’re proud to receive a Bronze Stevie award for the Achievement in #HumanResources category. https://t.co/wwdrLPalQI
5/20
2020
Hey #HRProfessionals, interested in learning more about what (@theexprogram/@ex-program) can provide for your emplo… https://t.co/cvLgQRq4LEKudos to New York State for prohibiting the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes (except those who receive FDA premark… https://t.co/kUAqsGyTcp
5/19
2020
According to @adembosky @npr, COVID-19 is driving some people to quit. This is Quitting and https://t.co/dlaHKy39cChttps://t.co/xS404lskqZCongratulations to our graduating advocates. Meet our Class of 2020 and check out the full list of graduates. https://t.co/pyluTdStTvWe couldn't be more proud of our youth activists, college leaders, tour riders, interns, ambassadors, and all the o… https://t.co/nwQ9A45vo2
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeTune in to #imstillgraduating w/ @hercampus TODAY around 4pm EST to hear from several student speakers from the Cla… https://t.co/0cMVjoj6ZN
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeOakland City Council’s decision to amend its flavored tobacco law and end the exemption for adult-only tobacco stor… https://t.co/pZfUpftOux
5/15
2020
Hear Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher from @Standford discuss how flavors hooked kids to JUUL on the latest podcast from… https://t.co/mC2cFI14Ip
5/13
2020
In a May 28 webinar, join @virginpulse and @theexprogram by Truth Initiative to hear the link between tobacco use,… https://t.co/Y36IRxuv08Suggestion that smoking protects from COVID-19 may be dangerous to public health Read the full story:… https://t.co/GjI0HVGdSl
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeThis week, we are celebrating women with National Women’s Health Week. #NWHW Nearly 7 out of 10 U.S. women smokers… https://t.co/ISppVr1o7y
5/12
2020
Stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic can present challenges for any tobacco user who is trying to qu… https://t.co/Aa8BmaMjp6
5/9
2020
In the past few years, several companies have entered the health and wellness market with quit smoking programs. Bu… https://t.co/fmg6FVtoHL
5/8
2020
According to Stan Glantz at @UCSF, e-cigarette companies are taking advantage of FDA loopholes and exploiting a cri… https://t.co/My8LSS1ynzThe new warnings show and tell the truth about the deadly consequences of smoking and will promote greater public u… https://t.co/JCV2XPH5NfNew social media toolkit w/ evidence & messages 4 commercial tobacco prevention/cessation for 9 special populations… https://t.co/JeVzgyIgiq
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5/7
2020
@ParentsvsVape just launched a new podcast to dive deep into the facts about the youth vaping epidemic. Hear from t… https://t.co/a4qQQk6kRE
5/6
2020
Slim and stylish? During #NationalWomensHealthMonth, we're calling out how tobacco companies hooked women by “femin… https://t.co/NeWjsjuOS7Since January 2019, we’ve been helping young people quit e-cigarettes. This Fall, we’ll be able to share the result… https://t.co/pzJql1my50Despite inconsistent and controversial studies suggesting the contrary, now is the best time to quit smoking and va… https://t.co/wgJCjmj8VG
5/5
2020
@FastCompany recognitions underscore that making tobacco use a thing of the past is an urgent issue for 2020. Here… https://t.co/OQtd59rxT7
5/1
2020
#ThisisQuitting, our free & anonymous text message quit program for young people, is shared in the new #BeVapeFreehttps://t.co/IuoMWL56Qt
4/30
2020
Check out the full list of apps finalists and honorees from #FCWorldChangingIdeas. https://t.co/6XNuB3SQ7P
Retweeted by Truth InitiativeLearn 5 things that can help employees quit tobacco and stay quit during this time of high stress and anxiety. Down… https://t.co/kdGU8vUIPI
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4/29
2020
While it’s good to see the FDA take enforcement action, this whack-a-mole approach to e-cigarette regulation shows… https://t.co/8mM0XB8Cqb
4/28
2020
Listen to @ASHorg discuss the challenges of quitting in quarantine. In addition to the resources discussed in the p… https://t.co/ViJ4mSraWH
4/25
2020
With youth e-cigarette use at a record high and concerns raised that vaping may increase risk of complications from… https://t.co/SGtC3Qxs4o
4/24
2020
Did you know e-cigarettes can qualify as both e-waste and biohazard waste? Read more about the environmental concer… https://t.co/k6eeMX1zZoDiscarded e-cigarettes can leave behind hazardous e-waste and plastic waste. @StephEbbs and @ABCNews explore soluti… https://t.co/nBeorRc1a1
4/22
2020

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