WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2023: protect people from tobacco smoke (pdf)
The ninth WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic shows that many countries continue to make progress in the fight against tobacco, but efforts must be accelerated to protect people from the harms of tobacco and second-hand smoke.


GGTC, 2022: Tobacco’s toxic plastics – a global outlook (pdf)
Tobacco products’ post-consumer waste, including their packaging and cigarette butts, are some of the
most widely littered items in the planet.

WHO, 2022: Tobacco: poisoning our planet (pdf)
The harmful impact of the tobacco industry on the environment is vast and growing, and has thus far received relatively little attention from researchers and policy-makers.


WHO, 2021: Through a Gender Lens. Women add tobacco in the WHO European Region (pdf)
This report provides a brief summary of some of the challenges, that women and girls face in the context of the tobacco epidemic in the WHO European Region, outlining the gendered nature of tobacco use.


Smoke Free Partnership Coalition’s statement on the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of tobacco control
The statement outlines several key tobacco control priorities that need to be taken into account for the benefit of public health especially in light of COVID-19. It is intended for policy-makers, health advocates as well as media.

Smoking Cessation. A Report of the Surgeon General. 2020 (pdf)
The 34th tobacco-related Surgeon General’s Report published since 1964 summarizes the latest evidence on the health benefits of cessation.

Unfairtobacco, 2020: Children’s Rights and Tobacco Control: The right to a tobacco-free world (pdf)
Sustainable development, children’s rights and tobacco control. Impact of smoking and secondhand smoke for children and adolescents. Social inequalities in smoking among children and adolescents. The use of influencer marketing and social media by tobacco companies. Children’s views. Exposure to secondhand smoke in households: children’s rights versus privacy rights of caretakers. Children in tobacco growing – the most vulnerable in the supply chain. Effective measures for a tobacco-free world.


WHO FCTC Global Studies Series, 2018: Cigarette smoking. An assessment of tobacco’s global environmental footprint across its entire supply chain and policy strategies to reduce it (pdf)
Every stage from tobacco cultivation and curing, to cigarette manufacturing, distribution, consumption and discarding in the global tobacco supply chain involves considerable resource inputs, and results in the production of wastes and emissions.

Tobacco: Reviewing the growing financial risks, 2018 (pdf)
This report demonstrates that declining returns and growing business threats present a clear and present financial risk for investors in tobacco.


WHO, 2017: Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview (pdf)
This overview opens the lid on a Pandora’s Box containing the quieter but shockingly widespread impacts of tobacco from an environmental perspective. The tobacco industry damages the environment in ways that go far beyond the effects of the smoke that cigarettes put into the air.


Tobacco: Antisocial, Unfair, Harmful to the Environment. Tobacco Production and Consumption as an Example of the Complexity of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  (pdf)
What tobacco has to do with human dignity and why tobacco impedes human development? How tobacco destroys the environment? These and several other important questions are covered in this report.