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Explore content that investigates the progress towards the goals outlined in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Including news, multimedia, and a special issue of Drugs and Alcohol Today. Read more here.
Burning Issues: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction 2020:
The latest publication in the series examines the role of tobacco harm reduction and finds an urgent need to scale it up if its full public health potential is to be realized. Read more here.
Tobacco Transformation Index ™:
The Tobacco Transformation Index ™ aims to accelerate the reduction of harm caused by tobacco use. The Index ranks the world’s 15 largest tobacco companies on their relative progress toward harm reduction. Visit the site
Complements ongoing tobacco control efforts to accelerate quitting and switching to tobacco harm reduction products while understanding the individual smoker
Aims to diversify tobacco-dependent economies, ensuring that smallholder farmers impacted by the declining demand for tobacco are supported to find sustainable alternative livelihoods
Focuses on delivering change across the entire global tobacco industry and nicotine ecosystem
Smoking is the world’s leading cause of preventable death
There are 8 million smoking-related deaths annually, killing more people than hiv/aids, malaria & tuberculosis combined.2
Smoking kills more than half of its long-term users.3
Nearly 60 percent of smokers want to quit.2
Second-hand smoke causes more than 1.22M premature deaths per year.2