Knowledge Hub News

Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development,
United Nations, 2015.

Ashes to ashes: How British American Tobacco avoids taxes in low and middle income countries.
Andres Knobel. Tax Justice Network, April 20, 2019.

British American Tobacco (BAT) Conducted Extensive and Potentially Illegal Activity To Undermine Health Policy, Sabotage Competitors And Secure Profits In Africa.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, September 13, 2021.

Complicity in contraband: British American Tobacco and cigarette smuggling in Asia.
Collin, J et al. Tobacco control vol. 13 Suppl 2,Suppl 2 (2004): ii104-11.

Coronavirus: big tobacco sees an opportunity in the pandemic.
The Conversation, May 14, 2020.

COVID-19 and Tobacco Industry Interference (2020).
Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, March 2020.

COVID-19 and TOBACCO: The Union's Brief.
The Union, updated March 1, 2021.

Driving Addiction: Tobacco Sponsorship in Formula One, 2021.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products  and Formula Money, August 2021.

Misleading Information about Smoking/Vaping Links to COVID-19.
Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, April 2020.

New Global Index Shows Aggressive Tobacco Industry Lobbying in 2019 and Exploitation of COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, November 17, 2020.

Philip Morris and the Government of Canada collaborate on COVID-19 vaccine development.
Cohen, J and Chapman, S. BMJ Tobacco Control, November 21, 2020.

Promoting Tobacco Industry Monitoring Among the Parties to the WHO FCTC[webinar].
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, December 15, 2020.

Scientific paper claiming smokers less likely to acquire Covid retracted over tobacco industry links.
Melissa Davey, The Guardian, April 22, 2021.

Smoking is associated with worse outcomes of COVID-19 particularly among younger adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Patanavanich R, Glantz SA. BMC Public Health. August 16, 2021; 21(1):1554.

STOP COVID-19 Monitoring Brief: The tobacco industry, its interests and allies.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, January 25, 2021. 

Studies That Suggest Smoking And Nicotine Protect Against COVID-19 Are Flawed.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, April 28, 2020.

Tax Relaxation during COVID-19.
Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, October 2020.

The Role of the WHO FCTC in COVID-19 Responses.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, May 13, 2020.

The Tobacco Industry and Corruption.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, May 06, 2021.

The Tobacco Industry and the Environment.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, June 2021.

The Tobacco Industry and the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.
Convention Secretariat, WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, October 2014.

The tobacco industry in the time of COVID-19: time to shut it down?
Hefler, M and Gartner, CE. BMJ Tobacco Control 2020;29:245-246.

The Tobacco Industry: A Hindrance to the Elimination of Child Labor.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, June 15, 2021.

Tobacco Industry Accountability and Liability as a COVID-19 Response[webinar].
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control and Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, July 29, 2020.

Tobacco Industry Accountability and Liability in the Time of COVID-19.
Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products, July 28, 2020. 

Tobacco Industry’s COVID Donations vs Economic Cost of Tobacco.
Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, April 2020.

Tobacco industry’s elaborate attempts to control a global track and trace system and fundamentally undermine the Illicit Trade Protocol.
Gilmore, AB et al. Tobacco Control 2019;28:127-140.

Tobacco manipulation during COVID-19.
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, 2020.

India heightens efforts to protect health policies against tobacco industry vested interests 24 June 2019

Beverly Hills Ends Tobacco Game 20 June 2019

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recoup healthcare costs 21 June 2019

GGTC, WHO FCTC host key meetings in Thailand 20 June 2019

Uganda court curtails tobacco companies’ involvement in health 28 May 2019

Court order against Philip Morris ads in Formula 1 28 May 2019

State of Kerala adopts a comprehensive policy on FCTC Article 5.3 23 May 2019

Knowledge Hub Info – April to September 2019
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 e-Updates: July 2019
No Takers for Philip Morris' Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Event

WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 e-Updates: June 2019
The 5.3 Knowledge Hub and the Convention Secretariat host key meetings in Thailand

WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 e-Updates: April 2019
Tobacco Industry’s “staggeringly hypocritical” campaign | It “just changed clothes” to sell e-cigs

Knowledge Hub Info – 8 March 2019
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 e-Updates: March 2019
WHO shuns advances by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World | New policy brief | PMAC side meeting

Knowledge Hub Info – 5 December 2018
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 Newsletter: Volume 4: November 2018
COP8 Decisions That Address TI Interference | Heated Tobacco Products | ILO Decision On Tobacco Moving In The Right Decision

WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 Newsletter: Volume 3: October 2018
Guide for Setting Up Observatories & Handbook on Implementation of WHO FCTC Article 5.3 | Meet the GGTC Team at COP8 Marketplace

WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 Newsletter: Volume 2: September 2018
Countering PMI-funded Foundation for a Smoke-free World/ Blog Post: Stop Tobacco Industry Targeting Youth/ GGTC selected for Bloomberg STOP Grant

WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hub on Article 5.3 Newsletter: Volume 1: August 2018
Training Materials on Article 5.3 Now Available/ Tobacco Industry Players in the Illicit Trade

Knowledge Hub Info – 31 August 2018
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

Knowledge Hub Info – 7 May 2018
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

Knowledge Hub Info – 31 January 2018
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

Knowledge Hub Info - 30 November 2017
Information for Parties on the work of the WHO FCTC Secretariat's Knowledge Hubs

Knowledge Hubs Info - 27 September 2017
Information on the WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Knowledge Hubs and their ongoing work

Bloomberg Philanthropies selects Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control 
and two key partners to lead STOP: the Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog: August 2018

WHO vows tighter, broader actions against tobacco, industry interference 30 Oct 2018

Top Cancer Researcher Fails to Disclose Corporate Financial Ties in Major Research Journals 08 Sep 2018

Here Are The Leaders Of STOP: Bloomberg's $20 Million Tobacco Watchdog 14 Aug 2018

Bloomberg targets Big Tobacco's 'underhanded tactics' 14 Aug 2018

The truth about lobbying: 10 ways big business controls government 12 Mar 2018

Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty 13 July 2017

Danish Institute of Human Rights tells PMI: “Stop production & marketing of tobacco 23 Mar 2017

Every tobacco death is an avoidable tragedy. The epidemic must stop here: Margaret Chan 06 Nov 2016

Exclusive: India’s tobacco industry, government face off ahead of WHO conference 27 Oct 2016

Exclusive – Tobacco treaty leaders propose barring delegates linked to state firms 03 Nov 2016

US seeks $289bn in tobacco claim 19 Mar 2003

Malawi: Tobacco Industry Accused of Engaging Children 11 Mar 2002

Enticing Third World Youth; Big Tobacco Is Accused Of Crossing an Age Line 24 Aug 2001

Tobacco giant says sorry to Czechs 27 Jul 2001

Smoking Can Help Czech Economy, Philip Morris-Little Report Says 01 Jul 2001