Contacts with the Tobacco Industry: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

A list of any and all contact our organisation and/or staff have had with British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands, Japan Tobacco International, Philip Morris International, as well as any other domestic or transnational tobacco companies or anyone representing the tobacco industry including subsidiaries of tobacco industry for the period 1 April 2021 to 20 February 2023.


We asked all appropriate colleagues and all members of our executive team whether they had had any contact and to search their work devices for any correspondence. We have also checked all the SAAS centralised mailboxes. However, we have not had any contact or correspondence that match the criteria for your request. Therefore, it is a nil return from SAAS for this request.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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