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Man speaks out about the tobacco industry

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

John Oliver delivered a blistering takedown of the tobacco industry, exposing its kid-targeted marketing and its "intimidation by litigation" tactics.

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Gigi Kellett and TJ Faircloth at the UN

Global Tobacco Treaty Unanimously Adopted

We helped ensure the unanimous adoption of the global tobacco treaty, the first global public health and corporate accountability treaty. The treaty protects nearly 90 percent of the world’s population.


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February 3, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calling for an immediate investigation of BAT.
November 30, 2015
LONDON - Today a British American Tobacco (BAT) whistleblower revealed an unprecedented, years-long conspiracy of bribery to sabotage public health laws across Central and East Africa.
Corporate Accountability International
In the Philippines, Big Tobacco sits on the governing board that implements tobacco control policies. This is an outrageous and unacceptable conflict of interest.


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