Taxation on sugary drinks works to reduce consumption and protect public health, but research shows that corporate opposition can undermine these efforts.
Tobacco Control Research Group
Our multidisciplinary, international research group examines how companies influence health and policy; and evaluates and provides evidence for policy change.
Intimidation of public health advocates, who are working to save people's lives by fighting the tobacco epidemic, disrupts their work and reduces its impact.
Iona Fitzpatrick of TCRG discusses her research focused on exposure to positive tobacco depictions in streamed TV content and the risks posed to public health.
The Khan Review suggests radical policy changes to make England smoke free by 2030. But TCRG researchers argue that more could be done with tobacco pricing.
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We combine rigorous research with investigative techniques to examine corporate influences on health and health policies.
The work of our research group has been recognised with a number of awards and prizes.
The Tobacco Control Research Group provides training to those who wish to learn more about implementing effective tobacco control policies.
The Tobacco Supply Chain Database unwraps who and what is involved in the process of getting tobacco products from seed to smoker.
The illicit tobacco trade is often used by the tobacco industry as an argument against tobacco control measures. But what's the real story?
In 2015 the UK passed legislation to introduce plain packaging. TCRG has been monitoring tobacco industry reactions and impacts pre- and post-implementation.
Smoking is a major public health threat, but how successful is the UK government at preventing the tobacco industry from interfering in health policy?
Research at Bath has been fundamental in the introduction of a MET on cigarettes and subsequently reducing sales of cigarette brands popular with key groups.