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In July 2017, the tobacco industry faced a fresh exposé of the many ways in which it has sought to undermine global and national tobacco control policies. Reuters published a two-part series based on thousands of leaked internal documents. The first report demonstrated the many ways in which the tobacco industry has systematically undermined the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The second report included several documents from Philip Morris International (PMI) India which laid out the explicit tactics used by the company to flout and undermine India’s tobacco control laws.

All articles written by Marita Hefler unless otherwise attributed. Ideas and items for News Analysis should be sent to: marita.hefler@menzies.edu.au

The Reuters reports were published in the wake of a Guardian series called Tobacco: a deadly business. The series focused on inequality and tobacco use, as well as the activities of the tobacco industry, including its legal...

Publisher URL: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/26/5/491

DOI: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-053984

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