Daily Archives: January 10, 2012

Tobacco documents

Tobacco advertising continues to come under scrutiny as critics call into question the facts and claims made by cigarette companies in the marketplace. The latest firm to face critique is Philip Morris.
A group of University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) professors studied tobacco industry documents that they say manipulated data on the impact of additives in cigarettes, including actual levels of toxicity and an increased risk of cardiac, cancer and other diseases in smokers. Their findings were published in PLoS Medicine.