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I don't want to be invited to invest in the tobacco trade

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 05 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1555
  1. Chris Johnstone, Clinical assistant in addictions. (
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    EDITOR—The British Heart Foundation was criticised by the Independent on Sunday last year for using pension funds that invested in tobacco companies.1 A spokesperson for the BMA commented that charities promoting health should, as a matter of principle, avoid investment in tobacco companies and that “charities campaigning against …

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