Published in Cancer Weekly, March 23rd, 1998
In the largest study of its kind ever performed in Europe, research by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization (WHO) has found no meaningful increase in lung cancer risk to non-smokers exposed to environmental tobacco smoke.
"This is good news for smokers and non-smokers," said Dr. Sharon Boyse, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. "We welcome this new study which confirms what we and many other scientists have long believed, that while smoke in the air may annoy some non-smokers, the science overall...
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