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Shareholders Demand Philip Morris USA Stop Interfering in Health Policy
Date:5/28/2008

quarter of this year, the corporation spent $3 million lobbying on a range of public health, tobacco control and regulatory measures.

For more than 15 years, Corporate Accountability International has pressured Big Tobacco to decrease its influence-peddling on Capitol Hill and stop interfering in life-saving policies. And despite its reluctance to do so, what was once the world's largest and most profitable tobacco corporation has changed its name, broken into three pieces, been subject to Congressional hearings, paid out millions in settlements and closed its New York City headquarters.

Corporate Accountability International, formerly Infact, is a membership organization that protects people by waging and winning campaigns challenging irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions around the world. For over 25 years, we've forced corporations -- like Nestle, General Electric and Philip Morris/Altria -- to stop abusive actions. Corporate Accountability International, an NGO in Official Relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), played a key role in development of the FCTC. For more information visit http://www.StopCorporateAbuse.org.

Contact

Sara Joseph, 617-447-2527, SJoseph@StopCorporateAbuse.org

Nick Guroff, 617-447-2507, NGuroff@StopCorporateAbuse.org


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