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Global Confusion About Health Impacts of Nicotine Hampers Efforts to Stop Smoking and Save Lives

New York, July 20, 2020 – New research published in Drugs and Alcohol Today found the public struggles to distinguish between the health impacts of nicotine and those of tobacco, complicating efforts to help smokers switch to science-based smoking cessation and harm reduction strategies. “Perceptions of Nicotine in Current and Former Users of Tobacco and […]

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COVID-19 Social Distancing and Stay-at-Home Policies Lead to Increased Dependence on Tobacco as Stress Coping Tool

~India Release~   Survey finds pandemic is taking a toll on the mental and physical health of smokers, and millions around the world are responding with increased smoking New York, NY, May 11, 2020 — The havoc wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic is twofold: in addition to suffering direct effects of the virus, the world […]

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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s COVID-19 Statement

March 17, 2020 The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted all of us around the world. In this challenging time, it is important to remember that we are in this together and must all do our part to stop the spread of this virus. To that end, our staff will work remotely and will eliminate all business […]

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Confusion about Quitting Options Impacts the Health of 1 Billion Smokers Globally

Ελληνικά /Greek Translation हिंदी /Hindi Translation 日本語 /Japanese Translation Norsk /Norwegian Translation   New Global Poll of Current and Former Tobacco Smokers and Harm Reduction Product Users Finds Broad Misperception of Nicotine as Potential Carcinogen, Expanding Gaps in Quit Attempts Across Countries. NEW YORK, March 12, 2020 – Among tobacco smokers around the world, there is a […]

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THE CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURAL TRANSFORMATION INVITES ORGANIZATIONS TO SUBMIT EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO DELIVER NEW AND IMPROVED TECHNOLOGIES TO THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR IN MALAWI

The Centre for Agricultural Transformation (CAT) is designed to be an inclusive science, technology, and business incubation center of excellence which will help smallholder Malawian farmers make economically viable, data-driven decisions for diversifying their livelihoods. To achieve this, CAT will facilitate the development and implementation of new/improved technologies, partnerships, and income opportunities to help farmers realize greater economic success in the coming years.

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