For over fifty years, the tobacco industry has been fighting to market their products, while at the same time being fully aware that smoking is addictive and a deadly habit. The film uncovers the industry’s worldwide effort to push their products through such efforts like intensive marketing, determined obfuscation of scientific facts and outright international criminal enterprise. The documentary exposes the back-room deals of this deadly industry, unveiling the vast conspiracy of a criminal negligence, corruption and manipulation.
But taking on the tobacco cartel is no easy feat, many anti-smoking groups and health organizations are scoring points through smoking bans in public places, despite this, the fight remains fierce. Through shocking interviews and riveting images, The Tobacco Conspiracy presents the issues of an industry gone mad, where private interests and public health collide.