Published in Law and Health Weekly, September 4th, 2004
This study was coauthored by Mayo Clinic researchers Richard Hurt, MD, and Monique Muggli, along with Lee Becker, PhD, at the University of Georgia. It involved a review of previously secret internal tobacco company documents that revealed the tobacco industry launched an extensive, multifaceted effort to influence the scientific debate about the harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
The study purports that the tobacco industry attempted to derail public perception of the...
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