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Every year, tobacco kills almost six million people.

Big Tobacco is driving the world’s greatest preventable epidemic of death and disease, aggressively expanding in the world’s lowest-income countries. Our campaign saves lives by working with allies across the globe to secure health policies over the objection, intimidation and interference of the tobacco industry. Learn More

Big Tobacco spends nearly $12.8 billion annually marketing its products in the U.S. alone. That's $3.5 million a day.

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What's New
John Stewart
Last week, the consumer protection agency of the State of São Paulo in Brazil (PROCON) issued a fine to Philip Morris International (PMI) for more than 1 million reis (around $500,000) and has ordered PMI to immediately end its kid-targeted "Be Marlboro" campaign.
John Stewart
The video launches a regional corporate campaign to ban all forms of tobacco advertising, including at point-of-sale, and the display of tobacco products in retail stores.
June 27, 2014
Corporate Accountability International
This is the latest iteration of Big Tobacco’s desperate and aggressive global intimidation by litigation campaign.

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