Global leaf companies control the tobacco market in Malawi

@article{Otaez2007GlobalLC,
  title={Global leaf companies control the tobacco market in Malawi},
  author={M. Ota{\~n}ez and H. Mamudu and S. Glantz},
  journal={Tobacco Control},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={261 - 269}
}
Objective: To examine the influence of US-based tobacco leaf-buying companies, Universal Corporation and Alliance One International, on Malawi’s economy and trade policy in 2000–6. Design: Analyses of ethnographic data and tobacco industry documents. Results: Universal Corporation and Alliance One International, through their subsidiary companies Limbe Leaf and Alliance One, respectively, in Malawi, control policy-making advisory groups and operate a tobacco cartel to influence Malawi’s… Expand
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