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Tobacco Control Research Group

Our multidisciplinary, international research group examines how companies influence health and policy; and evaluates and provides evidence for policy change.

News and views

Latest news and updates from the Tobacco Control Research Group.

Women and the tobacco industry

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Each year 2 million women die from smoking related illness. Find out how the tobacco industry continues to target women and girls through advertising and 'CSR'.

Big Tobacco, Big Avoidance

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New research shows which tax avoidance methods the world’s four largest publicly traded tobacco companies are using to minimise their tax bill.

The tobacco industry and Covid-19

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STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, has been producing regular briefings tracking tobacco industry behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who we are and what we do

We are a multi-disciplinary, international and award-winning team.

Our research

We research how corporations influence health and policy; evaluate policy change; and provide evidence for policy change.

Tobacco Tactics

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Visit Tobacco Tactics for rigorous research on the tobacco industry.

Insights and impacts

In depth case studies give an insight into our research.

Understanding illicit tobacco

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The illicit tobacco trade is often used by the tobacco industry as an argument against tobacco control measures. But what's the real story?

About us

TCRG is an internationally recognised, award-winning research group. We focus on the commercial sector and its impacts on health, exploring how companies seek to influence science and policy, and evaluating the effectiveness and impact of public health policies.

We work with national and international partners, and are part of STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog.

Contact Us

Contact us to find out more about our research.