Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances

Promoting Tobacco Industry Monitoring Among the Parties to the WHO FCTC
December 18, 2020

Organized crime groups are the primary actor involved in the global illicit tobacco market, with serious implications for national security, citizen’s health and public budgets worldwide. With annual turnover figures that rival those of multinational corporations, organized crime groups benefit directly from the low risk, high profit environment of illicit tobacco trade.

Languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish

  1. Arabic recording is available at: (1) Technical Webinar III on ‘Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances’ – YouTube
  2. Chinese recording is available at: (2) Technical Webinar III on ‘Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances’- YouTube
  3. English recording is available at: (3) Technical Webinar III on ‘Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances’- YouTube
  4. French recording is available at: (4) Technical Webinar III on ‘Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances’- YouTube
  5. Russian recording is available at: (5) Technical Webinar III on ‘Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances’- YouTube
  6. Spanish recording is available at: (6) Technical Webinar III on ‘Organized crime groups and illicit tobacco trade: scale and impact on security and public finances’- YouTube

 

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