Drugs and Alcohol Today: Volume 20 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: lessons learned on harm reduction and public health

Guest Editors: Sudhanshu Patwardhan

Accelerating an end to smoking: a call to action on the eve of the FCTC’s COP9

Derek Yach

The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of the WHO. This study aims to describe progress…


Perceptions of nicotine in current and former users of tobacco and tobacco harm reduction products from seven countries

Sarah Rajkumar, Nada Adibah, Michael Jonathan Paskow, Brian Eric Erkkila

Nicotine is widely known as a tobacco constituent and for its use as a tobacco cessation aid. The development of new devices for nicotine delivery in recent years has led to…


An overview of tobacco control interventions in the Global South

Navin Kumar, Kamila Janmohamed, Jeannette Jiang, Jessica Ainooson, Ameera Billings, Grace Q. Chen, Faith Chumo, Lauren Cueto, Amy Zhang

The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) has been broadly successful but less so in the Global South. This paper aims to effectively design interventions that to…


Tobacco harm reduction in the 21st century

Renée O'Leary, Riccardo Polosa

This paper aims to overview the need for tobacco harm reduction, the consumer products that facilitate tobacco harm reduction and the barriers to its implementation. The worldwide…


Overcoming barriers to disseminate effective smoking cessation treatments globally

Sudhanshu Patwardhan, Jed E. Rose

The purpose of this paper is to review the barriers in the dissemination of effective smoking cessation treatments and services globally. Offering tobacco users help to stop using…


Gender, women, and the future of tobacco control

Alexandra Solomon

This paper aims to provide a gendered analysis of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) benchmarked upon the global commitments to women’s health and well-being…


Tobacco smoking in three “left behind” subgroups: indigenous, the rainbow community and people with mental health conditions

Marewa Glover, Pooja Patwardhan, Kyro Selket

This paper aims to investigate the extent to which three subgroups – people with mental health conditions, people belonging to sexual minority and gender groups and Indigenous…


Government intervention in the market for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The known, the unknown and challenges

Ayda A. Yurekli, Patricia Kovacevic, Emil Sunley, Karthik Ranganathan

This paper aims to describe the various government measures that regulate the market for novel tobacco harm reduction products (THRPs), with an emphasis on e-cigarettes…


Goodbye Nicky hello Goldie – exploring the opportunities for transitioning tobacco farmers into cannabis production in Malawi

Linda Sowoya, Chifundo Akamwaza, Austin Mathews Matola, Axel Klein

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the opportunities for tobacco farmers in Malawi from diversifying to cannabis, and the potential benefits for reducing deforestation by…




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