Mask slips from tobacco front group


The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) claims to be an “independent” organization aiming to “accelerate an end to smoking,” yet it is entirely funded by one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, Philip Morris International.

Analysis of the Foundation’s tax returns from 2018 onward shows how, despite claims of independence, FSFW acts as the world’s biggest tobacco industry front group.

And STOP’s analysis of the 2020 tax return has more key insights about the organization.