Tobacco control during the COVID-19 pandemic: how we can help

Statement from the Head of the Convention Secretariat, Dr Adriana Blanco Marquizo | 4 May 2020 Today, we are facing a devastating global pandemic caused by a virus that – in just four months – has been responsible for more than 3 million confirmed cases and some 240 000 deaths. To control the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

25 January 2018: On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The Foundation has the stated mission of reducing illness and death from smoking and lists as its priorities: supporting research […]