"Under fire in the United States for marketing a product which kills half of its regular users, Big Tobacco has been expanding its operations abroad where the opportunities for profit are much greater and its histories of lies and deceit not quite so well known. Addicted to Profit is a carefully documented expose' of this aggressive expansion. It provides the clearest argument to date why national tobacco legislation must include provisions to prevent these companies from spreading death and disease in the rest of the world."
-- U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi, D-California
|"This study demonstrates how Big Tobacco's entrance into emerging markets promises
catastrophic health problems for these countries. As the world's leading exporter of tobacco
products, the United States has an obligation to be a leader in the promotion of public health.
For our government to allow companies to pay their debts at home by hooking children abroad
to nicotine addiction and pushing them down a path to cancer, heart disease and emphysema
would be an unprecedented act of hypocrisy."
-- U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas
|"Addicted to Profit is a stunning disclosure of death and duplicity, tobacco industry behavior
and relentless expansion throughout the world."
-- Dr. Judith Mackay, Chair, World Health Organization Global Tobacco Project, and Director, Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control
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