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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.

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Shining a light on Philip Morris International's secret science

TCRG research has uncovered new evidence of the manipulation of science for profit by the world’s largest international tobacco company.

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Research with Impact

Our research is helping to reduce smoking and save lives. From informing public policy, such as the ban on smoking in pubs, to influencing the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes, it's research with impact.

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Who we are and what we do

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

Tobacco Tactics

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Visit Tobacco Tactics for rigorous research on the tobacco industry.

Our research

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

Insights and impacts

In depth case studies give an insight into our research.

Tobacco Slave documentary

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Tobacco Slave explores the neocolonialist exploitation of tobacco farmers. It was made by the Tobacco Control Research Group (TCRG) and STOP.

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.

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