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Media Coverage on tobacco control-related topics

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Lee K, research reported in Wang C (2009), "Leading tobacco company accused of undermining China's anti-smoking efforts," Xinhua News Agency, 2 January.

Lee K, research reported in Cho C (2009), "Global tobacco firms target Korean women," The Korea Herald, 4 February.

Lee K, research reported in "Marketing Strategies Of Tobacco Companies In South Korea Focussed On Girls And Young Women," MedIndia, 4 February 2009.


Coverage of PLoS Medicine December 2008 papers:

Rabin RC (2008). "Tobacco company downplayed risks in China, Report says". The New York Times. 29 December.

Wang Cong (2009). "Leading tobacco company accused of undermining China's anti-smoking efforts". China View, 2 January 2009.

"Una tabaclera minimizo los".

González, A (2008). "Hablar del higado para". PÚblico. 24 December.

Casey, M (2008). "Report reveals big tobacco's tactics". The Seattle Tribune. 24 December.

Casey, M (2008). "Tobacco firms' Asia tactics questioned". Chicago Tribune. 24 December.

Casey, M (2008). "New studies allege tobacco companies undermined antismoking polices in Asia". Jakarta Globe. 23 December.

"Documents offer look at big tobacco's tactics". The Hindu. 23 December.

"Studies highlight big tobacco tactics in Asia". The New Zealand Herald. 23 December.

Lee K, research reported in Casey M. (2008), "Documents offer look at big tobacco's Asia tactics," Associated Press, 23 December.

Lee K, research reported in Bennett S. (2008), "Philip Morris, BAT Sought to Influence Smoking Policy," Bloomberg News, 23 December.

Lee K, research reported in Rabin R (2008), "Tobacco Company Downplayed Risks in China, Report Says," New York Times, 29 December.

Smokefree Partnership Annual Report 2008

Health of The Nation: Focus of University of Bath Conference

Tobacco industry 'at odds' with public health, The Parliament, 15 July 2008.

Irish MEP spearheads bid to silence the tobacco lobby. Eurolink news, 17 July 2008.

EU Commissioner takes stance against tobacco. De 15 July 2008

Call for end to global collusion with tobacco firms. Irish Examiner, 16 July 2008

Europe Must Resist Tobacco Industry Interference in Global Tobacco Treaty - Statement by Kathy Mulvey, International Policy Director with Corporate Accountability International. Common Dreams 15 July 2008.

Tobacco and health don't mix. Commissioner slams industry, refuses any meetings. Author :Alia Papageorgiou. New Europe Friday 21st July 2008.

Female smokers "double in Russia". BBC NEWS, 27 January. [work cited]

How to save a billion lives. Economist, 7 February. [work cited]

Smoking rates double among Russian women. Irish Sun, 27 January. [work cited]


Osipova A (2007) Smoke of the Motherland. Russian Life, January/February 2007: 51-54.



Gong Z J (2006) Revelation of internal documents. China Business News, 18 July.

Gou A L, Huang H (2006) BAT China Denial on Smuggling. China Business News, 19 July.

Levinsky A, Popov M (2006) The Transit Conqueror. Smart Money, 31 July.

O'Neil M (2006) Cigarette giant feels heat over China smuggling claims. South China Morning Post, 21 July. [work cited]

Parfitt T (2006) Campaigners fight to bring down Russia's tobacco toll. The Lancet, 19 August, 368: 633-4. [World Report]

Siegel J (2006) Proprietors targeted by new anti-smoking bill. Jerusalem Post, 9 November. [News Section]

Stafford N (2006) German scientists asked to drop tobacco funds. The Scientist, 3 January.

Tobacco giant denies encouraging smuggling to China. BMJ, 12 August, 333: 320. [News Extra]

Yi L (2006) Behind the courtain of smoke. Caijing (China), 24 July, 164: 80-83.



BAT and balls. Private Eye. [work cited]

Collin J (2005) Why do we still smoke in Africa? BBC NEWS, 18 March.

Donaghy K (2005) Pubs officially hailed as a breath of fresh air in report. Irish Independent (Dublin), 28 March.

Gould N (2005) Demand smoking ban, urges health expert. North West Telegraph, 5 March.

Graham S (2005) Academic quizzes smoking ban delay. Irish News (Belfast), 1 October.

Guildford Archiving Project. Times Higher Education Supplement. [work cited].

Heidelberg A. Tuffs (2005) Internet papers show links between scientists and tobacco industry. BMJ, 17 December, 331: 1426. [News Extra]

Picard A (2005) Are hookahs really a harmless indulgence? Globe and Mail, 13 December.

Tobacco in China. ABC National Radio, 30 October. [Interview]



A website has been launched detailing the inner workings of leading tobacco firm BAT. BBC News, 26 October.

Boseley S (2004) Tobacco firm accused over access to files. The Guardian, 28 May. [work cited]

Boseley S (2004) Tobacco giant hid harmful research. The Guardian, 11 November.

Doward J (2004) Tobacco lobby targeted Blair as "smoker friendly". The Observer, 31 October.

Flak for Imperial Tobacco at AGM. Bristol Evening Post (UK), 4 February.

Guildford Archiving Project. Channel 4 News, 28 May.

Guildford Archiving Project. The Today Programme, BBC Radio 4, 28 May.

Guildford Archiving Project. World Tonight, BBC Radio 4, 28 May.

Harvey F (2004) BAT is accused of obstructing research. Financial Times, 28 May.

Hopkin M (2004) Researchers seize the moment to make tobacco data public. Nature, 492, 3 June. [work cited]

Laurance J, Stevenson R (2004) After four years of copying and scanning, the tobacco industry's eight million secrets are out. The Independent, 28 May. [work cited]

Lee K (2004) Through the smokescreen. New Scientist, 18 December.

Lister S (2004) Tobacco firm "backed" smuggling. The Times, 24 November. [work cited]

McKee M(2004) Clearing the smoke. The Times and The Sunday Times, Malta, 8 October.

Phelps D (2004) Were tobacco lawyers being watched? Minesota Star Tribune, 28 May.

Stevenson R (2004) Business Analysis: BAT hit by fresh claims it used smuggling to expand into Asia, DTI under pressure after investigation of tobacco giant was dropped in March. Independent, 24 November.

Tobacco giant accused over files. BBC News Online, 28 May.

Tobacco giant says "no cover-up". BBC News, 11 November.

Urquhart L (2004) Slow struggle to clear the smokescreen. Financial Times, 26 October. [work cited]

Urquhart L (2004) Website to lift lid on inside story at BAT. Financial Times, 26 October. [work cited]

Wain R (2004) Website lifts lid on life at BAT factory. Southern Daily Echo (Southampton), 26 October.






Tobacco pandemic. Today Programme, BBC Radio 4. [Interview]