John Oliver takes on Big Tobacco in Last Week Tonight

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Many thanks to Dr. Don Zeigler, who passed this on through APHA's Trade and Health Forum listserv. In last week's Last Week Tonight (har), John Oliver explains how the tobacco industry is compensating for the fall in smoking rates here in the US by utilizing impressively convoluted international legal tactics and taking its business to developing countries in its usual style - shady as hell. The video is long (about 18 minutes), but is seriously worth every second.

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