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Deposition of CHRISTOPHER J. PROCTOR, Ph.D., March...

Document Date 20030327 (March 27, 2003)
Document Type deposition
Bates Number Previous Bates PROCTORC032703 Next Bates
Collection DATTA
Pages 106
Organizations Mentioned BAT China; British Medical Journal (BMJ); British-American Tobacco Co Ltd; British-American Tobacco Company (Hong Kong) Ltd.; California Environmental Protection Agency; Center for Indoor Air Research (CIAR); Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers CECCM ; Covington & Burling; Environmental Health Services; Hazelton Laboratories; IARC; Imperial Tobacco Co.; International ETS Management Committee IEMC; International ETS Management Committee IEMC; Japan Tobacco Inc.; McGill University; National Cancer Institute NCI; Philip Morris & Co. Ltd.; PMI; Rothmans International; Shook, Hardy & Bacon; Tobacco Manufacturers Association; United States Environmental Protection Agency
Persons Mentioned Appleton, Bernard Scott, Ph.D.; Bourgois-Kornel, Helene; Boyse [Blackie], Sharon, Ph.D.; Bronson, Roderick T., DVM; Casingena, Philippa; Chow, Brenda; Clarke, Peter Lampard; Collishaw, Neil E.; Fontham, Elizabeth T.H.; Glantz, Stanton Arnold, Ph.D.; Goodheart, Jan; Jay, Baroness Margaret; Koo, Linda C., Dr.; Liao San-tung, Sarah; Payne, Adrian; Peto, Sir Richard A., M.D.; Prideaux, Michael C. T.; Roe, Francis J. C.; Rupp, John P.; Wells, John Kendrick, III; Winokur, Matthew N.; Wu-Williams, Anna
Description The witness, a BATCo scientist, continued to be deposed by the plaintiff's attorney. He described the efforts he has made to measure secondhand smoke exposure levels and commented on the difficulties that attend such studies. He discussed how strong an epidemiological association needs to be in order to warrant action. He commented on whether BATCO did anything to generate publicity for scientific studies that were favorable to the industry's interests. The witness reviewed the purpose of the the Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers (CECCM). He discussed the origins and activities of the ETS Consultancy Program. He reviewed some of the research studies that resulted.
Case Name United States of America v. Philip Morris U.S.A. Inc.
Witness Proctor, Christopher J. Dr.,(affilation: Senior Scientific Advisor at Covington & Burling, USA Side: Defendant; Witness_type: Fact ; )
Date Added UCSF 20080519 (May 19, 2008)
TID ryo11b00

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