‘Philip Morris Files’ Exposes Big Tobacco’s Efforts To Quash Global Anti-smoking Treaty

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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, a man smokes a cigarette as he walks past a shop displaying a Marlboro sign at a market in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dita Alangkara/AP, File
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, a man smokes a cigarette as he walks past a shop displaying a Marlboro sign at a market in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dita Alangkara/AP, File

‘Philip Morris Files’ Exposes Big Tobacco’s Efforts To Quash Global Anti-smoking Treaty

As the percentage of smokers nosedives in western countries, “Big Tobacco” is executing secret plans to undermine a global anti-smoking pact. The Reuters investigative series, The Philip Morris Files, exposes the actions of tobacco giants, like Philip Morris, to quash global anti-smoking agreements and their efforts to forge new market-share in developing countries. Duff Wilson is an investigative reporter with Reuters. He co-wrote The Philip Morris Files. Wilson will breakdown for us tobacco company strategies and tactics to encourage more smoking and how countries, like India, are pushing back.