Exploring China's formidable cigarette industry

March 2012

How has the cigarette become so integrated into the fabric of everyday life across the People's Republic of China? To get to the heart of this question, a diverse group of experts met Mar.

Katsunori Hirano envisions a sustainable future

January 2012

South of Mount Fuji, along Japan’s central eastern coast, sits Shizuoka Prefecture.


Gross National Happiness: Bhutan's Own Path to Development and the Problem of Globalization

May 3, 2001

The Kingdom of Bhutan, an independent country in the Himalayas, has designed its own theory and practice of socioeconomic development, which it calls "Gross National Happiness." Bhutan entered into...


Global Tobacco Prevention Research Initiative

Cigarettes are producing an unprecedented worldwide health catastrophe.