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Tobacco lobby employs 80 people in EU capital

02.11.12 @ 11:15

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The tobacco industry employs 80 people in Brussels and spends €5 million a year on trying to influence EU institutions, pro-transparency NGO Corporate Europe Observatory has said. It added that the figures - based mostly on voluntary disclosure in the EU's lobbyist register - are "the tip of the iceberg"

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