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Revised UK illicit trade strategy pledges crackdown on industry

 

“The tobacco industry is complicit in illegal trade. Smuggling is one of its business strategies,” said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan in a speech to the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.

Dr. Chan was not exaggerating. The tobacco industry has long been involved in the illicit trade of tobacco, and the problem has not disappeared.

International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA): Frequently asked questions

 

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