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Innovations in Tobacco Control Lectures

Watch videos from our lecture series where we welcome key researchers and experts to share ideas, present their work, and spark discussion.

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Brian Shea

Communications Associate

Jared Earley

Communications Associate

A Common Language

Accuracy and consistency are crucial to tobacco control work and its impact. It is in this spirit that IGTC offers (and has adopted) the following recommendations for intentional communications when discussing certain nicotine and tobacco products—along with the people who may use nicotine and tobacco products.

IGTC Director Joanna Cohen co-authored an editorial in Tobacco Control and shared the background of this effort in a video. We also have created a guide to help those interested in using these guidelines in their work.

Foundation Not Independent from Tobacco Company Sponsor

After Philip Morris International funded the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World in 2017, leaders of universities and non-profit organizations pledged to not accept funding from the foundation. 

Read the letters which accompanied these pledges along with an analysis of the foundation’s lack of independence from PMI.