A new video game is being lauded in reviews for its refreshing approach and a diverse cast of heroes, and tobacco use is front and center in the form of a lit cigar in the mouth of one of those heroes, explains Robin Koval of Truth Initiative.
2016 marks the first year in the history of Major League Baseball that some stadiums will be tobacco free. Getting smokeless tobacco out of these venues is a real home run and another example of how we can tap into culture in order to save lives, explains Robin Koval of Truth Initiative.
Smoking affects just about everything we care about in immediate and unexpected ways––even our pets. And it turns out that can serve as a powerful inspiration to help end tobacco use, according to the truth campaign.
A state-by-state analysis of 2011 state funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows there remains a yawning gap between state investments in tobacco prevention and control and CDC’s best practices recommendations.
This spring, while the San Francisco Giants geared up another season, their local government hit a home run of its own. The Mayor of San Francisco signed a unanimous Board of Supervisors action last week, to ban smokeless tobacco on playing fields throughout the city.
As a businesswoman who just recently made the transition from a 20+ year career in advertising to the field of public health, I recently came across this ad in the popular 2014 Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated (SI) and have to say, immediately channeled my inner Amy Poehler. “Really?” Is it really 2014 and we’re […]
This month as the 50th anniversary report on smoking and health was released by the U.S. Surgeon General, Legacy President and CEO Robin Koval calls attention to the man who helped strike the match that led to this landmark report.