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17 Sep, 2020, 13:00 BST Conflicts Among State-Owned Global Tobacco Companies and Governments Impede Tobacco Control Efforts

New research published by leading international business and corporate governance scholar Daniel Malan identifies inherent conflicts of interest with ...


12 Mar, 2020, 08:00 GMT Confusion about Quitting Options Impacts the Health of 1 Billion Smokers Globally

Among tobacco smokers around the world, there is a growing misperception that e-cigarettes are equally or more harmful than combustible cigarettes,...


29 May, 2019, 07:00 BST Global Researchers Mobilize to Improve Quitting Tools as World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Smokers' Lung Health

More than 30 years after World No Tobacco Day was launched to raise awareness of the devastating health effects of tobacco use, there are still more...


04 Dec, 2018, 18:20 GMT Agricultural Transformation Initiative Hosts First Annual Summit with Key Stakeholders in Malawi to Discuss Economic Diversification on December 4 and 5

The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) is co-hosting the first annual Agricultural Transformation Summit with Palladium this week as a part ...


01 Nov, 2018, 12:06 GMT Less Than a Quarter of Smokers Stay Off Cigarettes for More Than a Year With Current Cessation Products, New Report From Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Shows

Smoking tobacco is a major cause of preventable death and disability. A billion lives are at risk: a billion people who use tobacco -- mostly smokers ...


13 Sep, 2018, 09:30 BST Foundation for a Smoke-Free World to Impact Tobacco Industry and Nicotine Ecosystem and Drive Change Through the Smoke-Free Index©

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World today announced at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum that it is calling for proposals to develop and...


16 Aug, 2018, 13:00 BST Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Shares Preliminary Health, Science, and Technology Agenda, and Issues Multimillion Dollar Request for Proposals for Biomarker Development

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World announced publication of its preliminary Health, Science, and Technology (HST) Agenda and invites the public to ...


31 May, 2018, 09:00 BST Foundation for a Smoke-Free World - New Data Show 75% of Smokers in the UK Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

On World No Tobacco Day, Foundation for a Smoke-Free World pledges innovative research aimed at giving world's 1 billion smokers additional help to...


31 May, 2018, 05:00 BST New Data Show More Than A Third Of Smokers In South Africa Have Tried To Quit But Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite more than eight of 10 smokers in South Africa being aware that smoking is dangerous, 36 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to...