Scientists Are Rejecting Massive Amounts Of Money For Research From The Tobacco Industry

Author: Scott, E. Multiple Australian researchers have asserted that they will not accept funding or support from a tobacco industry–funded research organisation in an editorial published today. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) is an international research organisation that was established in September 2017. It says its aim is to “fund research, promote innovation […]

Thailand became the first country in Asia to ban tobacco industry related corporate social responsibility (CSR)

August 24, 2017 Source: Department of Disease Control, Bureau of Tobacco Control, Thailand In July, Thailand became the first country in Asia to implement a ban on tobacco industry related corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. See law here. This is an important achievement under WHO FCTC Article 5.3 and enhances good governance as the tobacco industry uses such […]