WHO compares palm oil industry lobbying to tobacco and alcohol

Madeleine Cuff
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Explosive study suggests there are 'many parallels' between tactics used by palm oil industry and tobacco and alcohol lobby

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has accused the palm oil industry of adopting lobbying tactics similar to those pursued by the alcohol and tobacco sectors, in an attempt to influence public and political...

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