Research

ATIM Press release: New South African studies support the urgent need to regulate e-cigarettes

Research on e-cigarettes conducted by prominent public health researchers has emphasised the need to speedily pass the Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (2018) into law. Two years have passed since the Bill closed for public comments in August 2018, during which time the e-cigarette industry, currently largely unregulated, has further taken hold […]

Uganda Tobacco Industry Monitoring Report

The Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research (ATIM) has published the Uganda Tobacco Industry Monitoring report. This is one of a series of reports on tobacco industry monitoring in Sub-Saharan Africa prompted by the need to provide a structured report of country experiences of tobacco industry interference and tobacco control. The aim […]

South Africa Tobacco Industry Interference report launched

The South Africa National Council Against Smoking (NCAS) together with the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research (ATIM) and the University of Capetown Research Unit on the Economics of Excisable Products (REEP) launched the South Africa Tobacco Industry Interference report on Thursday 13 August 2020. The report forms part of the¬†Global Tobacco […]

Tobacco Interference Indicators

Ways in which tobacco companies legally intimidate governments and tobacco advocates

Mechanisms to interfere with government tobacco control policies

Ways in which tobacco companies overstate the economic importance of the industry

How the public are manipulated to believe the positive spin off from the tobacco industry

How the tobacco industry misrepresents itself

How the tobacco industry tries to dismiss scientific research into  tobacco control