tobacco industry

The tobacco industry, 2020: a snapshot

9 December 2020 Ruth E Malone, BMJ Journals: Abstract Tobacco Control as a journal has long been focused not only on addressing the negative disease-promoting impacts of tobacco products but on the industry that produced them. From its inception, the journal has had a normative aim. Tobacco Control is focused primarily on research and analysis that advance understanding …

The tobacco industry, 2020: a snapshot Read More »

Philippines: Dark side to Big Tobacco’s Covid-19 CSR activities?

16 December 2020 Lina Sagaral Reyes, Eco-Business: Donations of ventilators and supplies are part of a ‘classic tactic’ by the industry to get close to governments and try to undermine health policies, say public health advocates. Should tobacco firms’ CSR activities be allowed? On 26 March this year, as the Philippines recorded 707 Covid-19 cases two …

Philippines: Dark side to Big Tobacco’s Covid-19 CSR activities? Read More »

Illicit tobacco sale and government revenue erosion a tall tale

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) has contradicted the report of a tobacco industry research, funded by a giant cigarette firm, on the so-called illicit trade in the Philippines and 13 other Asian countries. The giant tobacco firm that funded the second research on illicit trade of tobacco products in Asia, called Asia-14 Illicit …

Illicit tobacco sale and government revenue erosion a tall tale Read More »

SEATCA Publications

  Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference: FCTC Article 5.3 Toolkit (2015) This toolkit presents a range of issues, policy options, and considerations that each country needs to take into account for purposes of developing country efforts for the implementation of Article 5.3 related to protection of tobacco control measures from interference by the tobacco industry of …

SEATCA Publications Read More »