United Nations

An internal UN document that appears to question an existing ban on tobacco company engagement with the United Nations is raising a few eyebrows, following its publication by journalist Colum Lynch at Foreign Policy. Read more


The Geneva-based UN agency says it would not renew controversial funding from tobacco companies for expiring charitable programs but refrained from saying it would cut ties to the tobacco industry altogether. Read more


From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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