The whole truth and nothing but the truth? The research that Philip Morris did not want you to see

@article{Diethelm2005TheWT,
  title={The whole truth and nothing but the truth? The research that Philip Morris did not want you to see},
  author={Pascal A. Diethelm and J C Rielle and Martin Mckee},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={366},
  pages={86-92}
}
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