Tag - Expose Tobacco

The Dirt Behind Big Tobacco and the Environment

The next time you go for a walk, look at the ground. How many littered cigarette butts do you see? Chances are, more than a few. Cigarette butts are the most littered item on the planet—4.5 trillion are discarded every year. While cigarette waste may be the most visible form of environmental degradation the tobacco industry...

Tobacco Control Advocates Help End Industry PR Opportunities

Big Tobacco knows it has a reputation problem; it’s one of the reasons the industry is strategically pivoting its narrative. Certain companies are even denouncing some of their own products, claiming they wish to move away from cigarettes. They are trying to portray themselves as ambassadors of science, corporate responsibility and even COVID-19 economic...

Big Tobacco Makes Cancer Inequities Worse

This World Cancer Day, we face a grim reminder: Not all people have equal access to cancer care. It’s called the care gap, and it’s caused by inequity. Inequity, as the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) defines it, means “unjust, avoidable differences in care outcomes.” These differences are often caused by things people don’t choose,...