Research into industry interference in low- and middle-income countries shows how we might predict tobacco industry responses to public health measures.
Tobacco Control Research Group
Our multidisciplinary, international research group examines how companies influence health and policy; and evaluates and provides evidence for policy change.
New research analyses the extent of contact between the tobacco industry and the European Commission and shows that industry lobbying is pervasive.
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'.
During a meeting of signatories to the world's first public health treaty, Philip Morris International and its allies pushed pro-vaping messages via Twitter.
New research shows which tax avoidance methods the world’s four largest publicly traded tobacco companies are using to minimise their tax bill.
STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, has been producing regular briefings tracking tobacco industry behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We combine rigorous research with investigative techniques to examine corporate influences on health and health policies.
Support our work with international partners to expose the tactics of the tobacco industry.
The work of our research group has been recognised with a number of awards and prizes.
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?