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A Leaked Document From Imperial Tobacco Shows How The Canadian Convenience Stores Association And Its Affiliate Were Used As Front Groups To Block Health Regulations And Tobacco Taxes

Ottawa & Montreal, October 18, 2016 — A confidential presentation by Imperial Tobacco Canada to its multinational parent company, British American Tobacco, reveals both the objectives and tactics behind the company’s decade-long campaign to “keep the contraband issue alive”, despite the fact that contraband decreased substantially in the country during this period. News Release

 

Leaked Documents

CORA AIT Strategy: Raising Public Awareness & Demanding Government Action, Imperal Tobacco Canada, August 2012

How Imperial Tobacco Ran A Fear Campaign About Contraband Cigarettes To Block Taxes And Prevent Health Regulations (Annotated Version of Leaked Information).  

 

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