Our views

Our views on important issues in the tobacco industry

Tobacco and health

We believe that no cigarette is safe, and operate our business on the basis that smoking may cause human disease.

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Tobacco products

Our business is to produce high quality tobacco products that meet the expectations of our customers and consumers.

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Supply and distribution

We rigorously implement a fully documented, robust and responsible manufacturer supply policy. We apply stringent controls to our global network of distributors and we are fully committed to working in partnership with global law enforcement agencies to counter illicit trade.

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Regulation

We support tobacco regulation that is reasonable, proportionate and evidence based.

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Smoking in private vehicles

October 2011

Read Imperial Tobacco Group's response to the UK Government's All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health report on smoking in private vehicles

UK Tobacco Consultation

September 2008

Read Imperial Tobacco Group’s response to the UK Government document "Consultation on the future of tobacco control"