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Philip Morris International Uses Deadly Volcano as Marketing Tool in Indonesia

Tweet It is truly appalling that Philip Morris International and its Indonesian subsidiary, Sampoerna, are taking advantage of the deadly volcano eruption in Indonesia as a marketing opportunity. According to a news report published by GlobalPost, an on-line international news agency, Sampoerna – Indonesia’s largest tobacco company – is sponsoring a Sampoerna Rescue camp on the slopes of the erupting Mount Merapi in Java. According to ... Jump to full article >>

Indonesia: This volcano brought to you by Philip Morris

Tweet YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia — Nobody is allowed to smoke in the Sampoerna Rescue camp. The cluster of leaky, ash-covered canvas tents that has been set up in a muddy field here, on the slopes of erupting Mount Merapi in Central Java, has been designated a smoke-free zone by volunteers and employees of Sampoerna, one of Indonesia’s largest tobacco companies. The camp is one of the only places here in Java, where almost two-thirds of adult mal ... Jump to full article >>