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Who is really co-opting harm reduction?
FSFW president Derek Yach explains why the attempt to delegitimize the development and adoption of tobacco harm reduction products to service ideology is dangerous. Read more here.
Contradictions and Conflicts:
New research published by leading international business and corporate governance scholar Daniel Malan identifies inherent conflicts of interest with many of the countries leading the development of global tobacco control policy. Read more here.
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