March 21, 2020

Stanton A. Glantz, PhD

Web of cash and contacts ties Public Health England to Big Tobacco

This excellent investigative story by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism fleshes out the links between Public Health England and Big Tobacco.

It is long past time for people to stop paying attention to PHE and its crazy promotion of e-cigs.

The story starts:

Doctors have criticised the organisation responsible for protecting the nation’s health over its work with a vaping pressure group that is itself linked to the world’s largest multinational tobacco company.

Public Health England paid £40,000 for a series of YouTube videos co-produced by the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) and held numerous meetings with the group, despite its ties to Philip Morris International, an investigation by the Bureau has revealed.

Read the whole thing here.


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