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Request for Proposals:
We are seeking proposals to conduct research at the nexus of COVID-19, smoking, and nicotine that will require significant collaboration and research eﬀorts with outside experts and organizations. Learn more
Global Health Perspectives with Derek Yach:
An ongoing series of conversations with Dr. Derek Yach and experts in global health about how smoking sits at the nexus of many major health issues. Listen here.
2019 Annual Report:
Following a productive year in the fight to end smoking, the Foundation has released its 2019 Annual Report. It summarizes key research and initiatives supported by the Foundation. 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