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European Union: shock at Rylander appointment
  1. David Simpson

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    Almost anyone toiling at the coal face of tobacco control knows the name of Ragnar Rylander, and for the most alarming of reasons. Therefore, how could the Swedish scientist have been appointed to the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks of the European Commission, the secretariat of the European Union? How could advisers to Health Commissioner David Byrne, renowned for his strong leadership on tobacco control, have failed to note the widespread publicity given to Rylander over recent years? This …

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