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Don't cry for big tobacco

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"The government turning the screws on the cigarette companies with increased taxes and plain packaging takes me back to the three years in the mid-1990s in which I worked for a cigarette company in Brisbane. I began in early 1994 as a graduate."

Story by David Donovan published on Australia's leading independent news website, Crikey, on May 4, 2010. It talks about the way cigarette companies quite corruptly attempt to keep their employees, and society's decision makers, hooked on nicotine by giving them free cigarettes every month.

Read the full story here.  
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