The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction

Eight million people die from smoking related diseases every year. 80% of tobacco users are from low - and middle income countries and it is estimated that there will be 1 billion smoking-related deaths by 2100.

12 November 2020

Misinformation a challenge to tobacco harm reduction – experts

• Global tobacco control’s hostility to tobacco harm reduction is risking the health and lives of millions with LMIC worst hit, say experts.

• Experts say that the succession of fake news on tobacco harm reduction products was making it hard to have the matter discussed in a balanced and informative way and ultimately have smokers switch to better products.

10 November 2020