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"In our opinion, [after taxation] the other two regulatory environment changes that concern the industry the most are homogenous packaging and below-the-counter sales. Both would significantly restrict the industry's ability to promote their products." Morgan Stanley Research (2007)
Policies of all Australian Universities on engagement with the tobacco industry, smokefree campuses etc
Tobacco Industry ranks last in global Reputation Institute's survey, 2011
Benson & Hedges in Malaysia may have had some problems recruiting suitable sales staff. In this training video, they emphasise the importance of saleswomen ensuring that they wash in the morning.
And in this one, they warn the women that they must never shoplift while on duty.
And here and here is some step-by-step advice on how to push cigarettes to people in the street, bars and shops.
US public health agenciesUS public health agencies bring action against Philip Morris over their past use of "lights" product descriptors. (2008)
Doing you Damage Website (Roswell Park Group)
This site contains video clips of industry spokespeople's statements, you can view a 15 minute walk through the history of 50 years of tobacco industry lies.
Submissions to the Tobacco Smoking in New South Wales Inquiry 2006
The Joint Select Committee on Tobacco Smoking was established on 8 March 2006 to inquire into and report on tobacco smoking in NSW. Submissions were made by Phillip Morris (Mr Bert Van Gossum, Director of Corporate Affairs), British American Tobacco Australia (Mr Brendan Brady, Director Corporate and Regulatory Affairs) and Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited (Mr Pardeep Grewal, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director).
The Diary of Denial
Denials from the Australian tobacco industry about tobacco and disease, nicotine addiction and the effects of tobacco advertising.
Philip Morris International - Public Relations
PMI's site includes digital video clips of executives (including Nerida White and David Davies) talking about various issues from youth smoking, broadcast advertising, cigarette manufacturing and corporate responsibility.
British American Tobacco - The other report to society
Report by London's Action on Smoking and Health (ASH UK) on BAT's corporate responsibility initiative.
World's 10 Worst Corporations
BAT listed by Multinational Monitor as one of the world's 10 worst corporations.
Tobacco Industry Donations
Canadian document prepared by the Coalition Québécoise Pour Le Contrôle Du Tabac in 2003 on how taking money from the tobacco industry helps sell more cigarettes, and costs more lives.
Tobacco Corporate Donations in California 2002-2004
The Tobacco Industry Monitoring Evaluation (TIME) Project at the University of Southern California compiled this list of donations by searching tobacco corporate websites, the internet, checking commercial data from the International Events Group (IEG) and contacting priority population networks. They found that Altria (Philip Morris) was the company that contributed the most, followed by Brown & Williamson and RJ Reynolds.
Tobacco Industry Influence
The Open Directory Project, or DMOZ, an acronym for Directory Mozilla
DMOZ site on tobacco industry influence.
Transcript of BBC Hard Talk interview
Interview with David Davies, Vice President Philip Morris International, on 29 March 2001, in which he is extremely candid about addiction, health effects and youth smoking.