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Big business is risk to health, say Scots experts

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 16 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2415
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. 1Edinburgh

The alcohol, tobacco, and food industries must put people before profit and abandon business practices that damage people’s health, says a group of Scottish medical specialists.

They condemn “irresponsible and unethical” business practices that are designed to drive up sales with no regard to the damage caused to individuals. As an example, their report cites the tactics used by the drinks industry to oppose the introduction of a …

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