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Aug 27, 2015, 13:54 ET It's A Trap: Social Smoking Is Smoking [truth® Video]

 Think smoking on Saturday isn't a problem? What about smoking only at parties? Or only during final exams? Think again. truth® warns...


Aug 20, 2015, 12:02 ET truth® And Vans Launch #Vansxtruth Collaboration Apparel Line

 What can people do instead of smoking cigarettes? Vans and truth have the answers, 100s of them – and they're featured in the 2015 Vans...


Aug 05, 2015, 10:30 ET 6 Reasons to Tell Big Tobacco to GTFO of the Environment

DoSomething.org, one of the largest global organizations for young people and social change and truth, the nation's longest running and most...


Jun 11, 2015, 14:07 ET Graffiti Artists Team Up With truth To Create Change And End Smoking

 On June 16 and 17, truth® will host an art event with New York graffiti artist Faust broadcast via Periscope. An innovative and...


Jun 05, 2015, 19:53 ET Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Honored for Tips From Former Smokers Campaign

Last night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) national tobacco education campaign, Tips From Former Smokers (Tips),...


May 08, 2015, 17:19 ET San Francisco Knocks Tobacco Out of the Ballpark

San Francisco has taken the lead in protecting baseball players and fans from the health risks of chewing tobacco.  The first-of-its-kind ban...


Apr 29, 2015, 10:31 ET Significant Additions In Strategic Communications And Corporate Partnerships At Anti-Tobacco Public Health Foundation

Legacy announced two additions to its leadership team. Former RAND Corporation external relations chief Lindsey Kozberg, and former Walt Disney...


Apr 16, 2015, 14:18 ET Rapid Changes in Hookah Use Found in Legacy Study of 18 - 24 Year-Olds - Tracks With CDC Survey of Youth Use

 A new Legacy study entitled "Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults," found that in 2013, almost a...


May 07, 2014, 10:01 ET Candy Flavors in Alternative Tobacco Products Leave Bitter Health Consequences for Users

In 2009, the landmark Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act banned flavorings in cigarettes, with the exception of menthol, because of...


May 01, 2014, 00:01 ET New Report on Electronic Cigarettes Underscores Critical Need for Advertising Restrictions to Limit Product's Appeal to Youth

A new report titled Vaporized: E-Cigarettes, Advertising, and Youth by Legacy, examines the recent rise of e-cigarette use among youth, and...


Apr 24, 2014, 09:50 ET Following A Long Wait, The US Food And Drug Administration Takes Important Step Toward Bringing More Tobacco Products Under Its Regulation

 Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took a critically important step – although long overdue and still too limited – to...


Mar 02, 2014, 06:05 ET Legacy: 44 Percent Of Adolescents Who Start Smoking Do So Because Of Smoking Images They Have Seen In The Movies

As viewers around the world prepare to tune in for Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards honoring achievements in the film industry, the public...


Feb 25, 2014, 12:15 ET Legacy® Makes Bold Choice For Its Next Generation Of truth® -telling, Naming 72andSunny As Its New Creative Partner

 72andSunny is the new creative agency for the truth campaign, a nationally-recognized, proven-effective public health intervention,...


Feb 21, 2014, 10:00 ET New Study Investigates Online Tobacco and E-cigarette Advertising

 While the tobacco industry spends more than $8 billion a year marketing its products, a new study examining online advertisements finds that...


Feb 12, 2014, 11:12 ET This Valentine's Day Legacy Is Showing Smokers The Love

Too often, people think of a smoker in their life as someone who simply can't kick a 'nasty habit'. That's dead wrong – smoking is an...


Feb 05, 2014, 07:05 ET Legacy® Applauds CVS Caremark's Socially Responsible Move to Put Public Health Before the Bottom Line

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit  On the heels of the 50th...


Jan 17, 2014, 10:23 ET 5.6 Million Kids Alive Today Will Die Prematurely From Smoking

Legacy Foundation: 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health Underscores the Urgency to Eliminate Burned Tobacco...


Jan 15, 2014, 11:00 ET On Your TV, In Magazines, and In Your Mailbox: New Study Examines Tobacco Industry Advertising of Noncombustible Tobacco Products

 A new study reveals some of the advertising tactics being used by tobacco and e-cigarette companies to market "emerging" products, such as...


Jan 07, 2014, 10:00 ET More Than Half Of U.S. Adult Smokers Surveyed Planned To Quit In 2014 As A New Years Resolution To Save Money And Add Years To Their Lives

On the Eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco, Smokers are Still Choosing Ineffective Tools and Risk...


Dec 11, 2013, 10:09 ET San Francisco Advocate Honored for Fighting Tobacco-related Disease in the LGBT Community

Legacy® Announces 2013 Community Activist Award Recipient, Bob Gordon Lesbian,...


Dec 04, 2013, 10:00 ET Legacy® Names MediaCom As Its New Media Planning And Buying Agency

Ground–Breaking truth® Campaign to Benefit from Agency's Expertise and Innovative Spirit, While Working to Jumpstart Declines in Youth...