WHAT IS THE GTNF?

A growing conversation

The Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) exists thanks to the vision and direction of its founder and president, Elise Rasmussen. In January 2019, Elise became the executive director of the GTNF Trust, part of a new division under the auspices of the Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA). From its launch in Rio de Janeiro in 2008 to the present day, the GTNF has become the global exchange for views and ideas among public health experts, government representatives, investors and members of the tobacco/nicotine industries. 

 

An informed conversation

Behind the success of the GTNF is a strong belief that deepening the conversation about tobacco, nicotine and public health can lead to more informed views and decisions by all stakeholders. To that end, we build in plenty of opportunities for informal networking and meetings throughout the event.

 

A global conversation

In the interest of presenting the broadest possible points of view, the GTNF has traveled to many parts of the world, including:

 
 
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