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When the tobacco industry controls the news: KKR, RJR Nabisco, and the Weekly Reader Corporation.

Authors
  • DeJong, W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Tobacco control
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1996
Volume
5
Issue
2
Pages
142–148
Identifiers
PMID: 8910997
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

After engineering a stock swap with Bordens in 1995, KKR no longer directly owns RJR Nabisco stock. This case study underscores the need for public health advocates to be watchful of the tobacco industry's efforts to control public access to news about tobacco.

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