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Derrick Z. Jackson

Filling up on sweetened research

By Derrick Z. Jackson
Globe Columnist / January 10, 2007

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IN HIS 1996 book "Smokescreen," former New York Times science reporter Philip Hilts wrote about how the tobacco industry manipulated research and attacked scientific data linking cigarettes to cancer. "We know perfectly well that company executives are not making actual scientific arguments about tobacco and disease," Hilts wrote. "They are simply making any arguments that might raise any doubt possible ... (Full article: 753 words)

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