(Note: This page is currently a placeholder for making available to the public several supplementary documents of interest. We are collecting their core messages into this (not yet finished) working paper.)
Letter to the Editor re: Tobacco Industry Efforts to Undermine Policy-Relevant Research
Nissen CM, Heavner K, Phillips CV & Cockburn L
In response to:
Tobacco Industry Efforts to Undermine Policy-Relevant Research.
Landman A & Glantz SA
American Journal of Public Health. January 2009; 99(1):1-14.
Regarding Inaccurate Conflict of Interest Statement by Stephen Hecht
Correspondence between Phillips CV and Balfour D (et al).
In response to criticism, David Balfour, Editor-in-Chief of Nicotine and Tobacco Research, demands that University of Alberta President censor and sanction Phillips (file includes Balfour's letter and Phillips's response to it).
Michael Siegel comments on Balfour and Phillips at his Rest of the Story (see the comments for further from Phillips).
A similar example: one of the authors of a paper, Siegel criticized, demanded that Siegel's university administration reprimand him for making legitimate scholarly criticism. (see the comments for further from Phillips).
West Virginia press release
The release, ensuing articles and some of our responses October - December 2008.
Letter to the editor: Response to Winickoff et al (1).
Bergen P & Phillips CV
In response to:
Beliefs About the Health Effects of "Thirdhand" Smoke and Home Smoking Bans.
Winickoff, JP, Friebely J et al.
Pediatrics 2009; 123: e74-e79.
Science by Press Release: Study Shows that Secondhand Smoke Exposure Doubles the Risk of Depression, But Validity of Conclusions Cannot be Evaluated .
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