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The ethics of the cash register: taking tobacco research dollars

The ethics of the cash register: taking tobacco research dollars Tobacco Control 2001;10:1–2 Editorial + A dictator plunders billions from his nation’s treasury. running, and most mendacious consumer fraud ever 6–8 Soon for exile, he oVers some ill-gotten millions to one perpetrated. of his land’s universities, insisting that it fund a new We wrote to Nottingham’s vice chancellor Sir Colin school of social welfare studies that will bear his name. Campbell (colin.campbell@nottingham.ac.uk), asking + For years, an oil baron has traded petroleum products him if he would also be willing to accept money for univer- for weapons, fuelling a lengthy, futile regional conflict. sity purposes from the above interest groups. No reply was Sensitive to international criticism, he promises a few received. million pounds to a prestigious European university, to Like the tobacco industry, our list of benefactors above create a chair in “peace studies”. are all either purveyors of perfectly “legal products” or + A pornographer makes millions from films employing, people who have mostly escaped prosecution for their on miserable wages, illiterate men and women from reviled conduct. Like the barons of the tobacco industry, slums and villages of Asian nations. Now the subject of the world’s disgraced dictators, arms dealers, war international vilification in the western http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Tobacco Control British Medical Journal

The ethics of the cash register: taking tobacco research dollars

Tobacco Control , Volume 10 (1) – Mar 1, 2001

The ethics of the cash register: taking tobacco research dollars

Tobacco Control , Volume 10 (1) – Mar 1, 2001

Abstract

Tobacco Control 2001;10:1–2 Editorial + A dictator plunders billions from his nation’s treasury. running, and most mendacious consumer fraud ever 6–8 Soon for exile, he oVers some ill-gotten millions to one perpetrated. of his land’s universities, insisting that it fund a new We wrote to Nottingham’s vice chancellor Sir Colin school of social welfare studies that will bear his name. Campbell (colin.campbell@nottingham.ac.uk), asking + For years, an oil baron has traded petroleum products him if he would also be willing to accept money for univer- for weapons, fuelling a lengthy, futile regional conflict. sity purposes from the above interest groups. No reply was Sensitive to international criticism, he promises a few received. million pounds to a prestigious European university, to Like the tobacco industry, our list of benefactors above create a chair in “peace studies”. are all either purveyors of perfectly “legal products” or + A pornographer makes millions from films employing, people who have mostly escaped prosecution for their on miserable wages, illiterate men and women from reviled conduct. Like the barons of the tobacco industry, slums and villages of Asian nations. Now the subject of the world’s disgraced dictators, arms dealers, war international vilification in the western

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Publisher
British Medical Journal
Copyright
Tobacco Control
ISSN
0964-4563
eISSN
1468-3318
DOI
10.1136/tc.10.1.1
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Abstract

Tobacco Control 2001;10:1–2 Editorial + A dictator plunders billions from his nation’s treasury. running, and most mendacious consumer fraud ever 6–8 Soon for exile, he oVers some ill-gotten millions to one perpetrated. of his land’s universities, insisting that it fund a new We wrote to Nottingham’s vice chancellor Sir Colin school of social welfare studies that will bear his name. Campbell (colin.campbell@nottingham.ac.uk), asking + For years, an oil baron has traded petroleum products him if he would also be willing to accept money for univer- for weapons, fuelling a lengthy, futile regional conflict. sity purposes from the above interest groups. No reply was Sensitive to international criticism, he promises a few received. million pounds to a prestigious European university, to Like the tobacco industry, our list of benefactors above create a chair in “peace studies”. are all either purveyors of perfectly “legal products” or + A pornographer makes millions from films employing, people who have mostly escaped prosecution for their on miserable wages, illiterate men and women from reviled conduct. Like the barons of the tobacco industry, slums and villages of Asian nations. Now the subject of the world’s disgraced dictators, arms dealers, war international vilification in the western

Journal

Tobacco ControlBritish Medical Journal

Published: Mar 1, 2001

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