When reports attack Big Tobacco it pays to follow the money

May 25, 2020

Sad to see the Telegraph furrowing the same path as the Guardian when it comes to the tobacco industry.

According to a report today:

The tobacco giant Philip Morris has taken advantage of the UK’s ban on menthol cigarettes by promoting its new product – a menthol-heated tobacco stick.

An investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) has revealed that in the run up to the ban the company hired sales reps to promote its new tobacco gadget.

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