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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s CEO Cliff Douglas Comments on UK’s New Proposed Smoking Legislation

LONDON, November 7, 2023 – “The UK is showing once again that it is a global leader on tobacco control. Its bold plan to protect youth and accelerate the end of the smoking epidemic is laudatory. But the government must also specifically emphasize its 2030 target to reduce the adult smoking rate to below 5%.”

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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Names Clifford Douglas CEO as Global Voice in Smoking Cessation Work

MEET OUR NEW CEO New York City, October 12, 2023:  The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World has named Clifford E. Douglas as President and Chief Executive Officer. Douglas has most recently served as Director of the University of Michigan Tobacco Research Network and as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at […]

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Nearly 80% of Doctors Worldwide Mistakenly Believe Nicotine Causes Lung Cancer, Thwarting Efforts to Help One Billion Smokers Quit

Regional Press Releases India Edition U.S. Edition Italy Edition Germany Edition United Kingdom Survey of more than 15,000 physicians in 11 countries uncovers need for further education The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World invites researchers to propose new analysis & educational programs On average, nearly 77% of doctors mistakenly believe nicotine causes lung cancer and […]

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Centre for Excellence Hub to Help World’s Most Tobacco-Dependent Farmers Transition to More Sustainable Livelihoods

A centre of excellence for agricultural transformation in Malawi is being constructed with funding from Foundation for a Smoke-Free World grant. The new building will support ongoing technical programs that focus on creating an inclusive science, technology, and business incubation centre for research, training, learning and innovation. It will be hosted by the Lilongwe University […]

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Construction of Centre for Agricultural Transformation to Begin as LUANAR Hands Over Land to SR Nicholas Building Contracting Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2023 LUANAR also took ownership of the hub that will help smallholder tobacco farmers become less dependent on tobacco farming, and further partnerships with academic and research institutions LILONGWE, MALAWI: Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has accepted ownership and possession of the Centre for Agricultural Transformation (CAT) facility […]

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