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Investigation by The Guardian: Tobacco industry’s dirty war for the African market

This investigative story by The Guardian supported by Vital Strategies, exposes how big tobacco firms use threats and intimidation to suppress tobacco control in Africa.

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found.

Read the full story on The Guardian website.