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A global corporation that clearly believes itself above national laws has been caught corrupting lawmakers in a number of nations, and doing so in order to profit from the deadly products it sells: cigarettes.

Click here to seize this opportunity to hold this corporate outlaw to the rule of law.

British American Tobacco (BAT) owns 42 percent of Reynolds American, Inc., a major U.S. tobacco corporation whose subsidiaries distribute BAT's brands, including Lucky Strike and Pall Mall.

A BBC documentary has implicated BAT in illegal activities in five countries, including corporate espionage and bribery of politicians and policymakers to buy political influence and undermine tobacco control policies.

Click here if you believe global corporations should not be able to act with such impunity and disregard for people's lives.

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