Fighting the illegal tobacco trade

The illegal trade in tobacco is a global problem that cheats governments out of some £30 billion each year in taxes. It involves criminal gangs producing counterfeit cigarettes, cross-border smuggling and large-scale tax evasion.

At BAT, we invest more than £50 million each year in the fight against the illegal tobacco trade. This addresses a threat to our business, while also helping to fight organised crime and preventing smokers from getting access to unregulated tobacco products.

Videos from this campaign

Content from this campaign

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

How BAT Fights the Illegal Tobacco Trade

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Illegal Tobacco Trade Map

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

International Tobacco Smugglers Inc. Video

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

BAT's World vs the World of the Criminal Black Market

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