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new global survey points to key issues, needs and gaps in fight to end smoking

عربى/Arabic Translation 廣東話/Cantonese Translation 中文/Chinese Translation Français/French Translation Deutsche/German Translation Nederlands/Dutch Translation Ελληνικά/Greek Translation עִברִית/Hebrew Translation हिंदी/Hindi Translation Italiano/Italian Translation 日本語/Japanese Translation 한국어/Korean Translation Português/Portuguese Translation Pусский/Russian Translation Español/Spanish Translation Survey Reveals Different Rituals, Demographics, and Smokers Perceptions Will Require Innovative Solutions Across Diverse Cultures and Economic Conditions New York, NY – The Foundation for a […]

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statement on the bloomberg stop initiative

From Derek Yach, president, Foundation for a Smoke-Free World The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World joins other smoking control organizations in condemning the activities of Philip Morris International (PMI) and other big tobacco companies around the world to fight efforts to implement tobacco control measures and phase out combustible cigarettes. Many lives have been lost […]

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accelerating an end to smoking

As published in the Cape Times [Cape Town, South Africa] Fifteen years ago, this month, the final negotiating meeting for the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) ended in Geneva. WHO used its treaty making right for the first time to tackle a major global health threat. Four million people died that […]

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foundation for a smoke-free world announces board of directors

EXPERTS FROM HEALTH, FINANCE AND AGRICULTURE FORM GOVERNING BODY The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World is announcing the appointment of an initial group of five leaders with diverse expertise in finance, medicine, agriculture, business transformation and governance to its newly formed board of directors. The leaders were intentionally selected for their ability to bring fresh […]

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public invited to shape foundation for a smoke-free world’s $1 billion research agenda

FOUNDATION CALLS FOR INPUT ON RESEARCH PRIORITIES AND LETTERS OF INTENT FOR EARLY SCOPING GRANTS The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World is launching two online processes to inform and guide the Foundation’s long-term research initiatives. The first is a public comment period to solicit input on research priorities. The second is a call for letters […]

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