The U.S. cigarette market was worth a total of $66 billion in 2013, and tobacco is still one of the most profitable industries in the world, despite the fact that smoking rates in the U.S. are declining. The industry continues to rake in profits while tobacco causes over 5 million deaths per year worldwide. That is why it is so vital for us to continue our work to combat this devastating epidemic. 2014 was a busy year for ASH in our fight, and it is your generosity that has helped us to accomplish so much. Blocking tobacco industry attempts to derail the negotiations of the Tobacco Treaty (FCTC), Including tobacco control in the United Nations draft Sustainable Development Goals, Educating the public health community on the implementation of effective tobacco policy, Working for unique treatment of tobacco under 2 massive free trade agreements, and Conducting investigations into liability options domestically and abroad Join our fight for a world free from the devastation, disease, and death caused by tobacco by donating today. Please, stand with us for health.