Environmental tobacco smoke research published in the journal Indoor and Built Environment and associations with the tobacco industry

  title={Environmental tobacco smoke research published in the journal Indoor and Built Environment and associations with the tobacco industry},
  author={David L Garne and Megan Watson and Simon Chapman and Fiona Byrne},
  journal={The Lancet},

Tobacco papers and tobacco industry ties in regulatory toxicology and pharmacology

Almost all of the papers in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology had authors with tobacco industry ties, and the conclusions of all 52 RTP papers on tobacco or nicotine between January 2013 and June 2015 were classified as “positive”, “negative” or “neutral” for the tobacco industry.


This paper examines the extent of associations between the tobacco industry and New Zealand universities, and the institutional mechanisms that have been used to limit such associations. Tobacco

German tobacco industry’s successful efforts to maintain scientific and political respectability to prevent regulation of secondhand smoke

The strategies of the tobacco industry have been largely successful in inhibiting the regulation of secondhand smoke in Germany.

Philip Morris involvement in the development of an air quality laboratory in El Salvador

Air quality studies that have used the FUSADES laboratory should be carefully interpreted, given the support that this laboratory received from Philip Morris, the industry's Latin American Scientific Network.

Analysis of Korean Scientists in Internal Tobacco Company Documents

T tobacco companies used the study results made by the consultants supported by them as if it is 'third party technique' and it is needed to discuss conflict of interests issue related to health and industry among Korean academics.

The tobacco epidemic in the United States.

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Indoor Domestic environment and asthma

By understanding better the link between environment and asthma as well as by explaining the involved gene action, they will be delivered more effective prevention and treatment programs.

Do we believe the tobacco industry lied to us? Association with smoking behavior in a military population.

It is suggested that anti-industry attitudes may affect smoking relapse following cessation, and recruits who had been smoking upon entry into BMT and who had acknowledged industry deception were less likely to report current smoking.

Research from tobacco industry affiliated authors: need for particular vigilance

This issue of the Tobacco Control contains an account by Professor Eiji Yano complementing an earlier report about the disturbing circumstances of his association in the early 1990s with tobacco industry lawyers Covington and Burling, with the company’s then employee Christopher Proctor.



Tobacco industry efforts at discrediting scientific knowledge of environmental tobacco smoke: a review of internal industry documents

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Tobacco industry efforts to present ventilation as an alternative to smoke-free environments in North America

How the tobacco industry developed a network of consultants to promote ventilation as a “solution” to secondhand smoke (SHS) in the USA is described, which has had limited success.

“Care and feeding”: the Asian environmental tobacco smoke consultants programme

The tobacco industry’s Asian environmental tobacco smoke consultants programme was successful in blurring the science on ETS and keeping the controversy alive both nationally and internationally.

Industry-funded research and conflict of interest: an analysis of research sponsored by the tobacco industry through the Center for Indoor Air Research.

CIAR's stated mission of funding high-quality, objective research has been compromised by conflict of interest, and at least some of CIAR's projects are being used to promote the tobacco industry's agenda.

Tobacco industry success in preventing regulation of secondhand smoke in Latin America: the “Latin Project”

The strategies used by the industry have been successful in hindering development of public health programmes on secondhand smoke and Latin American health professionals need to be aware of this industry involvement and take steps to counter it.

Lawyer control of the tobacco industry's external research program. The Brown and Williamson documents.

The involvement of tobacco industry lawyers in the selection of scientific projects to be funded is in sharp contrast to the industry's public statements about its review process for its external research program.

Second hand smoke and risk assessment: what was in it for the tobacco industry?

The tobacco industry developed a well coordinated, multi-pronged strategy to create doubt about research on exposure to SHS by trying to link it to the broader discussion of risk assessment of low doses of a number of toxins whose disease burden may still be a matter of scientific debate.

Profits Over People: Tobacco Industry Activities to Market Cigarettes and Undermine Public Health in Latin America and the Caribbean

The report shows that the tobacco companies were intensely competitive but collaborated in campaigns against common threats to the industry; hired scientists throughout the region to misrepresent the science linking secondhand smoke to serious diseases, while cloaking in secrecy any connection of these scientists with the tobacco industry.

Scientific quality of original research articles on environmental tobacco smoke

Non-peer-reviewed symposium articles tend to be of poor quality in published reports on environmental tobacco smoke, and should not be used in scientific, legal, or policy settings unless their quality has been independently assessed.