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Aug 27, 2015, 01:54 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 'IT'S A TRAP' –...


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 x truth...


Jul 09, 2015, 01:03 ET truth® Finds Progress In The Strangest Places: Tobacco Company's Smoking Ban

The award-winning truth campaign released a video highlighting a policy at the nation's No. 2 tobacco company banning smoking in its office buildings....


Jul 02, 2015, 12:12 ET truth® Receives Cannes Lions Award For Left Swipe Dat

The truth® campaign was recognized for excellence in Branded Content and Entertainment at the Cannes Lions 62nd International Festival of Creativity. ...


Jul 01, 2015, 09:00 ET truth® Celebrates Syracuse University Move To Tobacco-Free

Syracuse University officially became a tobacco-free campus today. The award-winning truth campaign is celebrating this victory in a new online video ...


May 08, 2015, 05:19 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 on all...


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, 02:18 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 quarter of...


Nov 13, 2014, 01:44 ET Teens Continue to Light Up Cigars, Hookah and Pipes

Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data from its annual National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) showing that...


Nov 10, 2014, 12:15 ET "Progress" is Made from Coast to Coast as Millennials Warn Big Tobacco They'll Finish It

In response to remarkable progress being made in the fight to end the tobacco epidemic, the nation's largest youth smoking prevention campaign,...


Oct 06, 2014, 11:17 ET Legacy Empowers Community Colleges to Take a Breath of Fresh Air

Today Legacy – the national public health organization that funds the bold truth® youth smoking prevention campaign – announced it will support...


Sep 04, 2014, 01:10 ET The Vans x truth® Collection: Lace Up. Stand For Something

Teens across the country can now engage with the nation's largest smoking prevention campaign through fashion. Vans®, the original action sports...


Sep 03, 2014, 10:52 ET Tobacco Sales Become a Thing of the Past at CVS Health Nationwide

Earlier this year, CVS Caremark – one of the largest pharmacy retailers in the U.S. – announced it would no longer sell tobacco in any of its stores...


Aug 25, 2014, 03:40 ET The End Of Tobacco?

On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation's largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its...


Jun 24, 2014, 10:00 ET ¡Atención! Para quienes buscan emociones, olas, música y conocimientos, comienza la gira anual del verano 2014 de la campaña juvenil de prevención del tabaquismo truth®

Los amantes de la música, los surfistas, las personas que buscan emociones y miles de jóvenes de todo el país experimentarán la diversión y los...


Jun 12, 2014, 01:34 ET Legacy Statement: High School Boys Now Smoke Cigarettes And Cigars At Similar Rates

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the results of its 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) showing cigar usage...


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 improve the health...


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 health...


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, recognized as the ...


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 the...


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 addiction that...


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

On the heels of the 50th anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly...


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

Today's release of the US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health is a watershed moment, marking the 50th anniversary since the first report...


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

According to a new survey conducted for national public health nonprofit, Legacy®, 56 percent of adult smokers polled were preparing to quit as a New ...