Table 1

Tobacco company representatives, actors with commercial interests in tobacco consumption and non-tobacco actors involved in negotiations

Tobacco company representativesActors with commercial interests in tobaccoNon-tobacco actors
Public collaboration (eg, joint submission) with (other) tobacco companies
  • Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers

  • British American Tobacco

  • Japan Tobacco International

  • Imperial Tobacco Group

  • Gallaher

Apparent collaboration (ie, strong similarity between submissions) with (other) tobacco companies
  • European Smoking Tobacco Association

  • Gunnar Stenberg AS

  • BAT Malta

  • BAT Cyprus

  • Estonian TMA

  • Irish TMA

  • Latvian TMA

  • Lithuanian TMA

  • Finnish TMA

  • Hungarian TMA

  • Gallaher Norway AS

  • Imported Tobacco Products Advisory Council UK

Demonstrable links (eg, information exchange, informal meetings, financial links, membership) with tobacco companies
  • Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco

  • European Tobacco Wholesalers

  • Tobacco Workers Alliance UK

  • European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions

  • BusinessEurope

  • German Employers’ Confederation

No demonstrable links with (other) tobacco companies
  • International Smokeless Tobacco Company Inc

  • Philip Morris International

  • European Alliance For Technical Non-smoker Protection

  • BAT, British American Tobacco; TMAs, tobacco manufacturers’ associations.