About the Authors

Ross MacKenzie
School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Jeff Collin
Centre for International Public Health Policy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

JC was part of a WHO Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) Expert Committee convened to develop recommendations on how to address tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policy, and as such his travel to a meeting in Washington, D.C., was reimbursed by WHO TFI. RM has previously worked for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Thailand.

Author Contributions

JC designed the experiments/the study and contributed to writing the paper. RM analyzed the data and wrote the first draft of the paper.