Tobacco giant says sorry to Czechs

Author: Ellison, M.

“All of us at Philip Morris, no matter where we work, are extremely sorry for this,” the company’s chief executive, Geoffrey Bible, said.

Mr Bible said that the report on the Czech Republic, which claimed that smoking produced savings on pensions, healthcare and housing for the elderly, “exhibited terrible judgment as well as a complete and unacceptable disregard of basic human values”.

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