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The Tobacco Atlas: Mapping a Path Forward

Global smokers now exceed 1.1 billion people, leading to millions of deaths and trillions in economic damage every year. Hear from Vital Strategies, the Tobacconomics team at the University Illinois at Chicago and leading experts in tobacco control on the launch of the 7th edition of the Tobacco Atlas, the leading reference on the state of tobacco worldwide.

This event features:

  • Jeffrey Drope, Ph.D., lead author of the Tobacco Atlas, Research Professor of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Phillip S. Gardiner, DrPH, Co-Chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council
  • Nandita Murukutla, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Policy and Research, Vital Strategies
  • Violeta Vulovic, Ph.D., Senior Economist at the Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Moderated by Deborah Charles, Senior Managing Editor at Devex

The all-new Tobacco Atlas is available online at

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