(Ottawa) May 31, 2000
Forum on Tobacco Industry Documents
On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (May 31st), Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada is proud to partner with Health Canada in the hosting of a Forum on Tobacco Industry Documents.
This forum is the first meeting of Canadian health researchers to focus on newly-released tobacco industry documents. Participants from across Canada will gather in Ottawa to review new evidence on:
Joining the forum will be three international experts on tobacco issues.
Dr. Wigand will be making a public presentation at 12:30 (noon) at the Auditorium of the Ottawa Public Library (at the corner of Metcalfe and Laurier). He will be introduced by the Honourable Allan Rock, Minister of Health.
The papers presented during the forum are available as of Wednesday morning on the web-site www.tobaccopapers.org. These reviews draw on over 700 selected documents which are also available on this site.
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For information: Cynthia