International research

There are many organisations and universities worldwide that carry out research on all topics around and concerning smoking. The links below provide international research, publications and information on a wide variety of topics that surround smoking.


American Cancer Society  

Cancer Research UK 

Cancer Council Australia 

Harvard Centre for Global Tobacco Control

Health Canada Research 

John Hopkins Institute for Global Tobacco Control 

Legacy Tobacco Control Research 

National Cancer Institute, Behavioural Research, Cancer Control and Population Sciences 

State and Community Tobacco Control research 

Thailand Tobacco Control Research and Knowledge Management Centre  

The Ontario Tobacco research 

Tobacco Control journal 

UC Davis Tobacco Control Evaluation Centre 

University of Bath 

University of California Centre for Tobacco Control Research and Education

University of Edinburgh Centre Tobacco Control  

University of Minnesota Tobacco Control Research 

University of Stirling Centre for Tobacco Control research 

VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control 

WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer 

William Mitchell College of Law Tobacco Control legal Consortium  


Health consequences of smoking

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking: A report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and health promotion, Offi ce on Smoking and Health, 2004

Second-hand Smoke

Repace J. Measurements of outdoor air pollution from second-hand smoke on the UMBC Campus. ( 8 March 2007)

Boffi R, Ruprecht A, Mazza R, Ketzel M, Invernizzi G. A day at the European Respiratory Society Congress: passive smoking influences both outdoor and indoor quality (letter). European Respiratory Journal. 2006; 27:862-863.

Klepeis NE, Ott WR, Switzer p. Real-Time Measurement of Outdoor Tobacco Smoke Particles. Journal or the Air and Waste Management Association 2007; 57:522-534.

Smokefree Outdoor Areas

Repace JL. Banning Outdoor Smoking is scientifically justifiable. Tobacco Control 2000; 9-98 (Spring).

Smokefree Public Attitudes

Centre for Health Research and Psycho-oncology. Tracking NSW community attitudes and practices in relation to tobacco: A biennial telephone survey. March 2007. Unpublished report by The Cancer Council NSW.


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