Who is behind Truth Initiative?
Robin Koval is CEO and President of Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization dedicated to achieving a culture where all young people reject smoking, vaping and nicotine.
How can the community help with vaping?
California’s Smokers’ Helpline
- 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887) for traditional cigarette use.
- 1-844-8-NO-VAPE (1-844-866-8273) for e-cigarette or “vape” use.
- No butts.org and Nobutts.org/youthvaping
Are there any national public education prevention campaigns focused on youth and e-cigarettes?
Under “The Real Cost” campaign, FDA began prioritizing e-cigarette prevention messaging in 2017, and since then the campaign has been educating youth about the risks of using e-cigarettes.
Is truth owned by Big Tobacco?
Our funding comes from Truth Initiative, a national public health organization. We are *not* funded by Big Tobacco, no matter what your friend’s cousin told you.
What are some solutions to vaping?
- identify some alternative coping skills.
- tell loved ones and enlist support.
- get rid of vaping products.
- buy gum, hard candies, toothpicks, and other things you can use to help fight the urge to vape.
- talk to a therapist or review online resources.
- practice quitting by doing a “test run” a day or two at a time.
What can be implemented to prevent youth from engaging in vaping or using e-cigarettes?
Reduce Young People’s Exposure to E-cigarettes
- Restrict E-cigarette Use Around Young People. Don’t let anyone use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products around young people.
- Visit Tobacco-Free Locations.
- Ensure School is Tobacco-Free.
- Make Your Home Tobacco-Free.
- Be an Example.
How do I promote my e cig?
You can simply gift them your vape kit and ask for a product review on their channel. You can also start your brand channels and post videos where you can promote your products in a creative way. Apparently, every social media platform has vast communities for vaping, so the scope of promotion is limitless.
Which stakeholders are most affected by the sale and regulation of e-cigarettes?
The stakeholders that are affected by the sale and regulation of the product are the e-cigarette are the manufactures and the consumer.
What happens when you give up smoking and start vaping?
Within 24 hours of quitting smoking and starting vaping, your body will have gotten rid of all of the residual carbon monoxide in your system. But your lungs, too, will begin to detoxify as they work on removing toxic debris and mucus that had accumulated while you were smoking.
Who wants to stop flavored e-cigarettes?
WE WANT TO STOP THEM. Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes (PAVe) is a national advocacy and education organization powered by volunteers. “ The clock is running out. We urge you to deny these applications and to immediately take ALL flavored e-cigarettes off the market.
Is the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to avoid regulation and addictive kids?
Feb 23rd, 3pm ET: Join us this month as we discuss the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to avoid regulation and addict our kids: unsubstantiated claims of using synthetic nicotine that could exempt products from FDA oversight.
Does FDA have jurisdiction over e-cigarettes?
If marketed as a smoking cessation or any other therapeutic product, nicotine falls under FDA’s jurisdiction over drugs and devices. The US District Court for the District of Columbia stated as much in its ruling against the FDA in 2010 when the agency attempted to stop e-cigarettes from being imported to the US as “unapproved drugs/devices.”