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  • The world has 1.1 billion smokers.

  • Most are struggling to quit.

  • Let’s end smoking in this generation.

Contributing an article to Business Fights Poverty, Foundation president Derek Yach urges that we must use market forces, disruptive technology, and smart regulations to end smoking and other modern crises: "Industry-driven research is beginning to yield solutions to problems that were once considered intractable." READ IT HERE

Advancing global progress in smoking cessation & harm reduction

health, science & technology

Quitting smoking is hard, and most smokers have trouble giving it up without help.

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Agriculture & livelihoods

Prepares smallholder tobacco farmers for an era of significantly reduced demand for tobacco, focusing first on populations with the greatest need.

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Industry Transformation

“Every sector of society is undergoing transformation, and the tobacco industry is no exception. As consumers seek healthier lifestyles, legacy industries are shifting to business models that emphasize cleaner alternatives for their operations and products.”

– Derek Yach, President of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

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Global Confusion

A look at the challenges and solutions for ending smoking worldwide.

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Our Focus Areas

A high-level overview of the Foundation's three activity areas

Health, Science and Technology

Industry Transformation

Agriculture & Livelihoods