Iraq Bulletin

Tag : tobacco industry


Big tobacco’s big lie: Philip Morris’ smoke and mirrors strategy

In an ironic twist of self-serving rhetoric, Jacek Olczak, CEO of tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI), has taken to the pulpit to preach the gospel of tobacco harm reduction. His earnest plea for governments worldwide to accelerate the end of smoking appears commendable on the surface, yet reeks of......

WHO report urges governments: prioritize food security over tobacco industry

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on countries to halt the cultivation of tobacco and instead support farmers in growing food, citing the global hunger crisis and the staggering death toll of eight million caused by tobacco-related diseases annually. In anticipation of World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, May......