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See This Year’s Winning Global Media Competition Entries

What do you get when you call for creators around the world to stand up to Big Tobacco? More than 800 videos and social media graphics calling out the industry for the harms it causes, from creators across 43 countries. It was all part of this year’s Global Media Competition, an annual contest organized by...

Ingérence de l’industrie du tabac dans les politiques nationales/L’Afrique présente son indice d’ingérence

L’Alliance pour le Contrôle du Tabac en Afrique (ACTA) a lancé ce matin de façon virtuelle, la première édition de l’Indice d’Ingérence de l’Industrie du Tabac en Afrique, produit en collaboration avec Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research (ATIM), avec le soutien du partenariat STOP, par le biais du Global Center...

British American Tobacco (BAT) Conducted Extensive and Potentially Illegal Activity To Undermine Health Policy, Sabotage Competitors And Secure Profits In Africa

British American Tobacco (BAT) Conducted Extensive and Potentially Illegal Activity To Undermine Health Policy, Sabotage Competitors And Secure Profits In Africa New STOP reports reveal how BAT ran a mass surveillance operation and informant network in South Africa and made questionable payments totaling $600,000 in 10 other African countries New York, September 13, 2021 – Two new analyses...

Opportunity: Development Of A Regional Report – Africa Tobacco Industry Interference Index

BACKGROUND ATCA is a non-profit, non-political and continent-wide tobacco control alliance of civil society organizations (CSOs) with a vision to promote health by building a tobacco-free Africa. Established in 2008, the alliance is a unique Pan African tobacco control civil society network and currently has membership in 39 African countries. The alliance has developed...

Global campaigners call on tobacco industry to combat child labor

The tobacco industry should be at the forefront of ending child labor across its supply chains to help secure rights, dignity and holistic growth of minors, campaigners said Monday. Speaking at a virtual briefing, the international campaigners and experts said the use of child labor in cultivation and manufacture of tobacco products is a threat...

How the tobacco industry seized on the pandemic as an opportunity

To mark World Health Day, Croakey’s Melissa Sweet digs into a report investigating tobacco industry efforts to undermine public health regulations globally. Many of the report’s themes are relevant for other industries that harm health; its section on the “revolving door” between industry and government/policy makers brings to mind the fossil fuels sector. In the first...