John Oliver and “Last Week Tonight” Shows That Big Tobacco Is Still a Force To Be Reckoned With

Many laws here in America have curbed smoking and “Big Tobacco” has gotten much needed regulation over the years. However, Big Tobacco still shows signs of their old habits by popping up elsewhere in the world where the leash on them is much longer. 

Even with 2006’s Thank You For Smoking doing a great job of sending up the abuses of the Tobacco Industry, there’s still much more to satirize from the people who make cigarettes, like companies suing entire countries, as John Oliver and Last Week Tonight discovered. 

It’s a great segment to hit the ground running after winning that WGA Award this weekendWatch it all here