Towards a Greater Understanding of the Illicit Tobacco Trade in Europe: A Review of the PMI Funded ’Project Star’ Report (2014)

Authors: Anna Gilmore et al. Abstract Background Following a legal agreement with the European Union (EU), Philip Morris International (PMI) commissions a yearly report (‘Project Star’, PS) on the European illicit cigarette trade from KPMG, the global accountancy firm. Methods Review of PS 2010 report. Comparison with data from independent sources including a 2010 pan-European survey (N=18 056). […]