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Corporate social responsibility and the tobacco industry: hope or hype?
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    It should have been noted that the research for this topic was sponsored in part by the World Health Organization.

    Norbert Hirschhorn

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    Taking a stance on industry CSR

    Dear Norbert

    Thanks you for this excellent explanation of the reality behind tobacco companies' dabbling in so-called CSR programmes.

    Earlier this year INGCAT's member organisations agreed a position statment on tobacco industry CSR programmes that purport to address health and welfare issues, entitled "The socially responsible tobacco company - another misleading descriptor". The thrust of the positio...

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