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This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.

The United Kingdom is an island-country off the west coast of mainland Europe, consisting of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. It was the world's first industrialised country and its economy remains one of the largest.[1]

Tobacco industry involvement/activity in the UK

A 1988 Philip Morris matrix/chart lists "to-do" type tasks for the company to address secondhand smoke issues in Europe. Tasks listed include "Restore Smoker Confidence," "Reverse Health Perception," "Establish/Maintain/Exploit Smoker Clubs," "Resist Smoking Restriction" and others. Check boxes are provided for the countries of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait GCC [Gulf Council Countries], Turkey, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.[2]

Sourcewatch articles on tobacco industry activity in the UK

The United Kingdom is the home of British American Tobacco.

--- Following is a list of articles that relate to the United Kingdom.

Politicans

Please see List of Members of Parliament 2001 and Category:Politicians (UK).

Atlanticists

Industry associations

Think tanks

Political groups

Groups associated with political parties

Parliament

The Israel Lobby

Animal rights campaigns

Public relations

British government propaganda and PR organisations

Government-related PR and lobbying

Government contractors

The Well-Connected Fringe

Scandals

Northern Ireland

Print media

UK-wide

Scottish

London

Active publishers

Other

References

  1. Country profile: United Kingdom, BBC, accessed December 2010.
  2. Philip Morris Overall Plan Matrix Chart/graph. August 9, 1988. Bates No. 2501046475

External resources