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U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Lobbied Against Anti-Smoking Laws In LMICs, New Report Says

The Hill: Report: Chamber fought anti-smoking laws in low-income countries
“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce targeted low- and middle-income countries in lobbying against anti-smoking regulations, according to a report health and safety groups unveiled Thursday. The report, ‘Blowing Smoke for Big Tobacco,’ from nine groups including the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Public Citizen, and Corporate Accountability International comes after the New York Times reported that the Chamber is lobbying alongside foreign affiliates to fight anti-smoking laws and advance the interests of the tobacco industry…” (Wheeler, 7/16).

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