Tobacco industry has least influence on the UK, watchdog ranking reveals

10 October 2019Sarah Newey The first ever global index to track tobacco industry influence over public health policy has revealed that the UK is a world leader in efforts to curtail undue meddling. According to the report, published by the industry watchdog Stop (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products), the UK, Uganda, Iran and Kenya are the most […]

E-Cigarettes: Tobacco industry misinformation on e-cigarettes, a ‘real threat’, says WHO

1 August 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) stated that e-cigarettes are “undoubtedly harmful”, and warned that misinformation spread by the tobacco industry in claiming that they are “safer” constitute “a present and real threat” to public health. The tobacco industry has been aggressively marketing e-cigarettes as a less dangerous alternative to traditional cigarettes […]