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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.
‘Dirty Secrets of the Cigarette Business’ was a joint investigation with the Tobacco Control Research Group, BBC and Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
New research shows how Transport for London faced strong opposition from large food companies to its 2019 ban on advertising foods high in fat, sugar or salt.
Taxation is the most effective form of tobacco control, but the tobacco industry uses a variety of sophisticated pricing strategies to undermine tax increases.
New research reveals the corporate strategies used to maximise the volume and reach of industry-favourable science and minimise aspects of unfavourable science.
The Tobacco Control Research Group has received a prestigious award from the World Health Organization as part of the World No Tobacco Day Awards 2021.
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.