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Note that the Talih et al letter ended thusly: "We ask that <em;Addiction</em; consider addressing conflicts of conscience and their management in future editions of its ethical guidelines [<a class="link__reference js-link__reference" href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/add.13066/full#add13066-bib-0... rel="#add13066-bib-0011" title="Link to bibliographic citation";11] and that it reaffirm its commitment to the scientific enterprise by upholding rigorous peer review practices, especially in cases where work is produced by industry-funded authors."
Thus far, to my knowledge, no action has been taken and <em;Addiction</em; has not responded to this request (which was the primary reason for the letter).&nbsp; Anyone interested in objective science is encouraged to stop supporting <em;Addiction</em; -- that is, stop submitting mansucrips to the journal and stop reviewing for the journal -- until it has published the means by which it will manage the apparent conflicts of conscience among its editorial staff and reaffirmed its commitment to the scientific enterprise by upholding rigorous peer review practices.&nbsp; That is the approach I have taken.&nbsp; Thomas Eissenberg.&nbsp;

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