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Airline's magazine promotes production of tobacco products

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6953.544b (Published 20 August 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:544
  1. N J Fulop,
  2. M McKee
  1. Department of Public Health and Policy, Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
  2. British Airways, PO Box 10, Heathrow Airport (London), Hounslow TW6 2JA.

    EDITOR, - During a recent British Airways flight we were appalled to read, in the company's Business Life magazine, an article celebrating the profits to be made from producing tobacco products in eastern Europe.1 The article described in glowing terms how one entrepreneur had negotiated a licence to produce tobacco products in an eastern European country and, through careful tax planning, had enabled profits to be brought back to …

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