Anne Landman

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OBJECTIVES This report describes the history, true goals, and effects of tobacco industry-sponsored youth smoking prevention programs. METHODS We analyzed previously-secret tobacco industry documents. RESULTS The industry started these programs in the 1980s to forestall legislation that would restrict industry activities. Industry programs portray(More)
The tobacco industry, working through third parties to prevent policy-relevant research that adversely affected it between 1988 and 1998, used coordinated, well-funded strategies in repeated attempts to silence tobacco researcher Stanton A. Glantz. Tactics included advertising, litigation, and attempts to have the US Congress cut off the researcher's(More)
OBJECTIVE To learn how the tobacco industry reacted to businesses' voluntarily enacting policies to discourage tobacco use and minimise exposure of employees and patrons to secondhand smoke. DATA SOURCES Internal tobacco industry documents discovered among those posted on the internet. Approximately 24 million documents have been posted as of this(More)
The multinational tobacco companies responded to arguments about the social costs of smoking and hazards of secondhand smoke by quietly implementing the Social Costs/Social Values project (1979-1989), which relied upon the knowledge and authoritative power of social scientists to construct an alternate cultural repertoire of smoking. Social scientists(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the extensive research undertaken by the tobacco industry over the past 25 years toward development of a fire safe cigarette. METHODS Research was conducted through a web based search of internal tobacco industry documents made publicly available through the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement. RESULTS The documents reveal that the(More)
As environmental and social sustainability becomes more urgent, and the resilience of the industrial food system is under threat, addressing nutrition through food systems must go hand in hand with restructuring these systems for greater resilience. South Africa is a middle-income country with a highly dualistic agro-food system, dealing with the burden of(More)
One of the axioms in tobacco control is that today’s outrage from the tobacco industry will be eclipsed by tomorrow’s. Just when you think you’ve seen the worst possible transgression by the bad guys, something even worse comes along. The “outrage” in the spring of 1985 was an advertisement for Newport Lights which featured a pregnant woman, or at least a(More)
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