Drugs and Alcohol Journal Special Issue - Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Drugs and Alcohol Today Journal Special Issue

A forthcoming special issue of Drugs and Alcohol Today will explore progress towards the goals outlined in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Featuring the following peer-reviewed articles by Foundation staff, grantees, and other prominent experts, the issue will also describe strategies for improving the FCTC and its implementation.  

Gender, women, and the future of tobacco control

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Monday, August 03, 2020

Author: Alexandra Solomon

“The global tobacco control framework and its implementation by state governments have been largely gender blind to date. The WHO framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), adopted by the World Health” […]

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Government intervention in the market for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The known, the unknown and the challenges

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Monday, July 20, 2020

Authors: Ayda A. Yurekli, Patricia Kovacevic, Emil Sunley, Karthik Ranganathan

“After 50 years of policy development, the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) became international treaty in 2003 and came into force in 2005” […]

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Overcoming barriers to disseminate effective smoking cessation treatments globally

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Saturday, July 18, 2020

Authors: Sudhanshu Patwardhan, Jed E. Rose

“Smoking is a leading cause of preventable death and disease globally. Smoking-related diseases include heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer. “Smoking cessation” or “quitting smoking”” […]

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Perceptions of nicotine in current and former users of tobacco and tobacco harm reduction products from seven countries

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Friday, July 17, 2020

Authors: Sarah Rajkumar, Nada Adibah, Michael Jonathan Paskow, and Brian Eric Erikkila

“Nicotine is best known as a constituent of tobacco and for its use as a tobacco cessation aid (National Center for Biotechnology Information, 2004). Burning tobacco releases thousands of substances, many of which can increase ” […]

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Goodbye Nicky hello Goldie – exploring the opportunities for transitioning tobacco farmers into cannabis production in Malawi

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Authors: Linda Sowoya, Chifundo Akamwaza, Austin Mathews Matola, Axel Klein

“The 21st century has seen dramatic innovations in the delivery mechanisms for cannabis. Rapid advances in vaporising technology, the refinement of cannabis oils and edibles, have transformed the cannabis landscape. ” […]

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Tobacco harm reduction in the 21st century

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Authors: Renee O’ Leary and Riccardo Polosa

“Tobacco smoking is endemic with more than seven million deaths occurring every year amongst the 1.1 billion smokers worldwide, with 80% of tobacco users in the world’s low and middle-income countries ” […]

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Tobacco smoking in three “left behind” subgroups: indigenous, the rainbow community and people with mental health conditions

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Tuesday, July 9, 2020

Authors: Marewa Glover, Pooja Patwardhan and Kyro Selket

“The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 target is to reduce the prevalence of current tobacco use by 30% ” […]

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An overview of tobacco control interventions in the Global South

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Monday, May 25, 2020

Authors: Navin Kumar, Kamila Janmohamed, Jeannette Jiang, Jessica Ainooson, Ameera Billings, Grace Chen, Faith Chumo, Lauren Cueto and Amy Zhang

“Tobacco consumption is the main cause of preventable death worldwide (Ghebreyesus, 2019). Most of the global mortality burden of tobacco use lies in the Global South (Sinha et al., 2018)” […]

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Accelerating an end to smoking: a call to action on the eve of the FCTC’s COP9

Emerald Publishing Limited// SHARED Saturday, May 23, 2020

Author: Derek Yach MBChB MPH

“The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) defines itself as “an evidence-based treaty that reaffirms the right of all people to the highest standards of health.” […]

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