Monday, 5 September 2011

Tobacco firm demands university's research on children and smoking

Stirling University is fighting attempts by one of the world's largest tobacco companies to gain detailed access to its research into the smoking habits and attitudes of teenagers.

Philip Morris International, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, wants the university's centre for tobacco control research to hand over its data on thousands of children who are smokers. The detail reveals their attitudes to smoking and reactions to packaging and advertising...

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