Row over Nottingham tobacco cash deepens

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7297.1270/b (Published 26 May 2001)
Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1270.3

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  1. Mark Hunter
  1. Leeds

    The decision by Nottingham University to accept a £3.8m ($5.3m) donation from British American Tobacco (BAT) has led directly to the loss of cancer research funding and prestigious research staff from the university.

    The money, which is to be used to fund an international centre for corporate responsibility, has sparked a furore among antismoking campaigners and cancer researchers.

    Last week the BMJ's editor, Richard Smith, resigned from his unpaid, part time post as professor of medical …

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