Funding for this research was provided by:
National Cancer Institute (R01-CA091021)
Received: 8 May 2018
Accepted: 11 September 2018
First Online: 19 November 2018
: Roberto Magno Iglesias is an economist specialising in tobacco taxation and the illicit tobacco trade. Benoît Gomis is a political scientist focusing on organised crime and terrorism, and a Research Associate in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University. Natalia Carrillo Botero is an anthropologist specializing in Latin American Studies, and was a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Canada at the time of writing. Phil Shepherd is Professor of Management and International Business, at Florida International University, and began studying the global cigarette industry in Latin America in the 1970s. Kelley Lee is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Global Health Governance, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University.
: This project received approval from the SFU Research Ethics Board, File Number [2012 s0556].
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