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Tobacco giant targets poor people to promote vaping products

27 August 2019 Radio New Zealand - Morning Report, Stuff

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been trying to gain access to a major Auckland poverty group in a bid to promote its vaping and smokeless tobacco devices to poor people.

The tobacco company has also been lobbying DHBs in a bid to get its smokeless tobacco devices used by community health providers running quit smoking groups.

Listen here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018710529/tobacco-giant-targets-poor-people-to-promote-vaping-products

Read more here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/115302053/philip-morris-tried-to-target-poor-through-poverty-group-and-a-dhb