It is true that smoking is bad. So is it that drinking is bad.
Is this construction possible?
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So is/does X, meaning X is/does the same, can only be used when X is the subject of a proposition.
But the construction It is true that [Y] represents
It is not a "real" subject but a "dummy" subject, only put in so [Y] can be postponed until after true. Consequently it cannot serve as the subject of so is/does X. You have to say: