Tobacco

Smoke and mirrors in the tobacco industry

The Scotsman and The New Zealand Dominion, February 22 1988

Anyone who knows anything about conspiracies, knows that for the best results the conspirators should meet in a smoke-filled room. This is particularly apt if you consider the case of the tobacco kings.

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Breaking through the smoke screen

The Scotsman and The New Zealand Dominion, June 14 1988

Rose Cipollone was already on her death bed when she started to fight. With her hair moulting from chemotherapy, she gave a deposition to a lawyer which, five years later, was to land a historic blow on the tobacco companies she blamed for her lung cancer.

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