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November 20, 2020

Tobacco Industry Exploiting COVID-19 Pandemic To Gain Foothold In Government

The tobacco industry has been exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting health sector resource shortages to gain…Read more

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

GGTC is tracking the tobacco industry’s tactics during the COVID-19 pandamic. Find the latest findings here.
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November, 2020

The Role of the WHO FCTC in COVID-19 Responses

Tobacco use carries risk of COVID-19 transmission and leads to worse health outcomes for COVID-19 patients. COVID-19 also endangers those with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for which smoking is a major risk factor…Read more

November, 2020

Tobacco Industry Accountability and Liability in the Time of COVID-19

The tobacco industry must be held to account for health care costs, compensation to victims, corruption, illicit trade, environmental damage, food insecurity, child labor, and more…Read more

September, 2020

How tobacco industry interference hinders the UN sustainable development goals

The tobacco industry’s business is incompatible with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)Read more