The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary
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Sunday, January 07, 2018
International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research (ISFAR) is Still Hiding Conflicts of Interest of Its Members
The International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research (ISFAR) claims to be "an independent organization of scientists that prepares ...
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
First Major Action of Foundation for a "Smoke-Free World" Shows that It is Largely a Scam
I have already written about why I refused to participate in the activities of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, which I believe is es...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Tobacco Control Researcher Calls for Boycott of Journal, Apparently Because the Editor Supports E-Cigarettes for Harm Reduction
In a comment posted on Dr. Stan Glantz's blog yesterday, Dr. Thomas Eissenberg--a researcher studying electronic cigarettes at Virgini...
Monday, October 30, 2017
NIAAA Promotes Alcohol Industry Public Relations Program; Violates Ethical Standards by Appearing in Anheuser-Busch Promotional Video
In what I believe is a clear ethics code violation, senior employees of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) have ...
Friday, October 06, 2017
My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
Below is my response to an invitation to consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, funded by Philip Morris International: Unfortu...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Center for Tobacco Products is Lying to the Public About Youth Tobacco Use
This month, the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) updated a chart purporting to show trends in youth tobacco use over the past 5 ...
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