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Senegal Stunned at Deep Philip Morris Price Discount

Even smoker says:  "It’s not good"

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Jan 11, 2012

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Senegal’s health officials are outraged at a sudden price cut of nearly 40 percent in Philip Morris International’s top-selling Marlboro brand, saying that the deep discount puts profits over health.

The global tobacco giant stunned Senegal, which is already struggling with soaring adult and youth smoking rates, when it announced the price cut last month.  AFP reports that officials and the public are alarmed.

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posted January 11, 2012

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