A recent investigative report reveals the extent of an illegal cigarette smuggling operation in Mali by Big Tobacco that is helping to keep European and American interests viable in West Africa.
“The cigarettes sold today are quite different from the cigarettes that were on the market five decades ago, according to the new report, and that’s because tobacco companies have done extensive research to figure out how to make smoking appealing for new customers. “
Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general tied tobacco to lung cancer for the first time. Since then, additional scientific research has linked smoking with a