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Tess Legg and colleagues (1) make unsubstantiated claims about the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s progress and independence. They cite disclosures made in our 2018 tax return (2) to suggest we are “struggling” (1). However, the authors’ assessment disregards the substantial progress outlined in our Annual Report (3) which was released simultaneously with the tax […]To access the PDF version, click here.
We welcome Hoffman (1) et al’s evaluation of the impact of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on tobacco consumption. We agree with their overall conclusions and highlight a few issues that the authors did not fully address. First, they did not stress the long term value of international treaties; second, they failed to […]To access the PDF version, click here.
Mathers et al. addressed a critical emerging issue: the importance of harm reduction products as smoking cessation tools. The implications could affect more than a billion smokers. Here I address four issues covered by the authors: (1) the potential of harm reduction to substantially reduce the burden of disease, (2) the importance of China, (3) […]To access the PDF version, click here.
“The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World agrees with the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that more needs to be done to combat the harm caused by combustible tobacco. WHO’s 2018 Report on global progress of the implementation of the FCTC indicates both a lack of human and financial resources, as well as limited access to […]To access the PDF version, click here.