Truth Initiative is a non-profit that aims to educate people about the dangers of tobacco, smoking, vaping, and nicotine addiction. It also is dedicated to helping prevent youth from starting smoking and helping people quit smoking if they have already started.
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids is a non-profit working on similar goals as Truth Initiative.
Stanford’s Library of Industry Advertisements. In one story in the film, we meet Dr Robert Jackler, the founder of Stanford Research Into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising (SRITA). Jackler’s center has collected over 60,000 tobacco advertisements produced since the 19th century. SRITA examines the promotional activities of the tobacco industry—which includes e-cigarettes. They aim to support good policy decisions by providing legislators and the public with analyses of tobacco advertising campaigns.
Many young people are passionate advocates against the actions of tobacco and e-cigarette industries.Here are examples of places where they can get involved.
Vaping: Know The Truth is classroom based free curriculum designed to educate middle and high school students about the dangers of e-cigarette use. The lessons were created through the collaboration of Truth Initiative, Kaiser Permanente, The American Heart Association and Everfi.
A great springboard for parents and educators with many links to resources on preventing youth vaping and supporting quitting for teens already using,
This is a free text-based program, through The Truth, that helps people quit vaping.
This resource was developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic to help people quit smoking or vaping.
Truth Initiative also offers resources for the parents of young vapers looking for additional support through BecomeAnEX. This free program provides educational information, text messaging support, and a thriving online community to parents of kids who vape. Learn more at: https://www.becomeanex.org/helping-a-teen-or-young-adult-quit-vaping/