About the Authors

Jeff Collin
Global Public Health Unit, School of Social & Political Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

jeff.collin@ed.ac.uk

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 JC's travel to a meeting in Washington DC was reimbursed by WHO TFI.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JDC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: JDC. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JDC. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: JDC.