41 min

Unsavory Alliances: Big Tobacco's Covert Network of Influencers Public Health Power Hour

    • Health & Fitness

The tobacco industry relies on a complex web of allies to promote its business interests and advance its agenda—helping perpetuate the global tobacco epidemic. These allies usually appear independent from the industry, but often have opaque financial links to tobacco companies or other deep-rooted connections. On this episode, our guests discuss the network of allies who help carry the message for the tobacco industry, and how the industry has benefited from these alliances.

Featuring:

- Phil Chamberlain, Deputy Director, Department for Health, Tobacco Control Research Group
at the University of Bath
- Ashfaq Ahmad, Communication Officer, Society of Alternative Media and Research in Pakistan
- Moderated by Jorge Alday, Director, STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products)

The tobacco industry relies on a complex web of allies to promote its business interests and advance its agenda—helping perpetuate the global tobacco epidemic. These allies usually appear independent from the industry, but often have opaque financial links to tobacco companies or other deep-rooted connections. On this episode, our guests discuss the network of allies who help carry the message for the tobacco industry, and how the industry has benefited from these alliances.

Featuring:

- Phil Chamberlain, Deputy Director, Department for Health, Tobacco Control Research Group
at the University of Bath
- Ashfaq Ahmad, Communication Officer, Society of Alternative Media and Research in Pakistan
- Moderated by Jorge Alday, Director, STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products)

41 min

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