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Analyses of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s Tax Returns

May 27, 2021

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.

Read our analysis of each year’s tax return for more key insights about the organization.