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Researchers Protest Attack on Tobacco Study

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Science  27 Oct 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5236, pp. 573
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5236.573a


A group of public-health researchers has taken out newspaper advertisements to protest a move by Congress to block a study of tobacco-industry lobbying. The target of their protest is the congressman who is spearheading the effort to increase the budget of the National Institutes of Health.