Addicted to Profit: Big Tobacco's Expanding Global Reach

By Ross Hammond


Articles and Books:

John Bloom, "International Interests in U.S. Tobacco Legislation," Health Science Analysis Project, (Washington, DC: Advocacy Institute,1998).

Ross Hammond and Robert Weissman, "International Tobacco Sales," U.S. Foreign Policy In Focus, Vol. 3, No. 17 (Washington, DC: Institute for Policy Studies, 1998).

Philip Hilts, Smokescreen: The Truth Behind the Tobacco Industry Cover-Up, (New York: Addison-Wesley, 1996).

David Holzman, "Tobacco Abroad: Infiltrating Foreign Markets," Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 105, no. 2, February 1997.

INFACT, Global Aggression: The Case for World Standards and Bold U.S. Action Challenging Philip Morris and RJR Nabisco, (Boston: INFACT, 1998).

Richard Kluger, Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred Year Cigarette War, the Public Health and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris, (New York: Vintage Books, 1997).

Anne Platt McGinn, "The Nicotine Cartel," World Watch , July/August 1997.

Multinational Monitor, July/August 1997.

U.S. General Accounting Office, Advertising and Promoting U.S. Cigarettes in Selected Asian Countries, (Washington, DC: General Accounting Office, 1992.)

Washington Post (excellent 1996 series on global tobacco issues):


Multinational Monitor
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Tel. 202-387-8030

Journal of Tobacco Control
BMJ Publishing Group
PO Box 299
London WC1H 9TD
United Kingdom

Tobacco Reporter (trade journal)
3000 Highwoods Blvd., Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27604
tel. 919-872-5040

Tobacco International (trade journal)
130 W. 42nd Street, Suite 2200
New York, NY 10036
tel. 212-391-2060

News Sources:

GlobaLink -- International Union Against Cancer (bulletins and electronic conferences on global tobacco issues):

International Tobacco List-serv:
Send the message "subscribe intl-tobacco <your name>" to <>

Smokescreen Action Network (action alerts and updates):

Tobacco BBS (newspaper and wire stories, plus more):

Tobacco News Summaries
World Health Organization:

Country Specific Information:
World Health Organization Country Case Studies:


South China Morning Post (Hong Kong English language newspaper)


El Financiero (news and analysis in English & Spanish)

Mexico Update (weekly English e-mail bulletin on economic and political developments in Mexico)
Send the message "subscribe" in the subject line to:


Moscow Times

St. Petersburg Times

MAT/Senegal Mouvement Anti-Tabac-Senegal (MAT)

South Africa
Business Day

The Star

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Orgs.

The Mekong Digest

Industry Information:
Brown & Williamson

Corporate Watch:

Dimon Incorporated

IRRC Tobacco Information Service (profiles of tobacco companies around the world)

Jack Cannon's Tobacco Industry Information :
Philip Morris

RJ Reynolds

Securities & Exchange Commission:

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service:


Advocacy Institute
1707 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Voice: (202) 659-8575
Fax: (202) 659-8484

Center for Communications, Health & the Environment
3333 K St. NW, Suite 110
Washington, DC 20007
Voice: (202) 965-5990
Fax: (202) 965-5996

Essential Action
PO Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
Voice: (202) 387-8030
Fax: (202) 234-5176

Hammond & Purcell Consulting
88 Norwich Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel/fax: 415-695-7492

256 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113
Voice: (617) 742-4583
Fax: (617) 367-0191

National Center for Tobacco Free Kids
1707 L Street, NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Voice: (202) 296-5469
Fax: (202) 296-5427

San Francisco Tobacco Free Coalition
c/o SF Department of Public Health
1540 Market Street, Suite 250
San Francisco, CA 94102
Voice: (415) 554-9154
Fax: (415) 241-0484

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