Tobacco Industry Influence Studies

This page provides a list of scientific studies regarding tobacco industry influence. Links to either a study's abstract or full text are provided when available.

Tobacco Industry Influence
Crosbie, E.; Gonzalez, M.; Glantz. S.A., "Health preemption behind closed doors: trade agreements and fast-track authority," American Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], July 17, 2014.
Peeters, S.; Gilmore, A.B., "Understanding the emergence of the tobacco industry's use of the term tobacco harm reduction in order to inform public health policy," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], January 22, 2014.
Fooks, G.J.; Gilmore, A.B., "Corporate philanthropy, political influence, and health policy," PLOS One [Epub ahead of print], November 27, 2013.
Clifford, D.; Hill, S.; Collin, J., "Seeking out 'easy targets'? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], July 5, 2013.
Tan, C.E.; Kyriss, T.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco company efforts to influence the Food and Drug Administration-commissioned Institute of Medicine report Clearing the Smoke: an analysis of documents released through litigation," PLoS Medicine 10(5): e1001450, May 2013.
Iglesias-Rios, L.; Parascandola, M., "A historical review of R.J. Reynolds' strategies for marketing tobacco to hispanics in the United States," American Journal of Public Health 103(5): e15-e27, May 2013.
Smith, K.E.; Savell, E.; Gilmore, A.B., "What is known about tobacco industry efforts to influence tobacco tax? A systematic review of empirical studies," Tobacco Control 22(2): 144-153, March 2013.
Hiilamo, H.; Glantz, S.A., "Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies," Tobacco Control 22(2): 154-164, March 2013.
Hopkinson, N.S.; Moxham, J.; Montgomery, H.; West, R.; Scally, G.; McKee, M.; Spiro, S.; Bush, A.; Stradling, J.; Wells, A.; Chung, K.F.; Durham, S.R.; Martin, F.C.; Congleton, J.; Roddy, E.; Dayer, M.; White, P.; Ind, P.W.; Brown, J.L.; Patel, I.; Lewis, K.; Hart, N.; Kemp, S.; Barker, J.; Hind, M.; Nicholl, D.; Stern, M.; Elkin, S., "Tobacco industry lobbyists and their health-care clients," Lancet 381(9865): 445, February 9, 2013.
Fallin, A.; Grana, R.; Glantz, S.A., "'To quarterback behind the scenes, third-party efforts': the tobacco industry and the Tea Party," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], February 8, 2013.
Kennedy, R.D.; Millstein, R.A.; Rees, V.A., Connolly, G.N., "Tobacco industry strategies to minimize or mask cigarette smoke:
opportunities for tobacco product regulation
," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 15(2): 596-602, February 2013.
Givel, M., "Campaign to counter a deteriorating consumer market: Philip Morris's Project Sunrise," Public Health [Epub ahead of print], January 22, 2013.
Kennedy, R.D.; Millstein, R.A.; Rees, V.W.; Connolly, G.N., "Tobacco industry strategies to minimize or mask cigarette smoke: opportunities for tobacco product regulation," Nicotine and Tobacco Research [Epub ahead of print], September 4, 2012.
Kyriss, T.; Schneider, N.K., "The development of scientific consultants: how the tobacco industry creates controversy on the carcinogenicity of tobacco-specific nitrosamines," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], September 2, 2012.
Lee, S.; Ling, P.M.; Glantz, S.A., "The vector of the tobacco epidemic: tobacco industry practices in low and middle-income countries," Cancer Causes Control [Epub ahead of print], February 28, 2012.
Brandt, A.M., "Inventing conflicts of interest: a history of tobacco industry tactics," American Journal of Public Health 102(1): 63-71, January 2012.
Gruning, T.; Weishaar, H.; Collin, J.; Gilmore, A.B., "Tobacco industry attempts to influence and use the German government to undermine the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control," Tobacco Control 21(1): 30-38, January 2012.
Gonzales, M.; Glantz, S.A., "Failure of policy regarding smoke-free bars in the Netherlands," European Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], December 5, 2011.
Daube, M.; Bond, L.; Stafford, J., "Big tobacco 'pull out all stops' for a landmark example: the Burswood Casino case," Australasian Medical Journal 4(12): 645-654, [December 2011].
Webster, P.C., "Tobacco control measures under industry assault," Canadian Medical Association Journal [Epub ahead of print], October 24, 2011.
Fooks, G.J.; Gilmore, A.B.; Smith, K.E.; Collin, J.; Holden, C.; Lee, K., "Corporate social responsibility and access to policy elites: an analysis of tobacco industry documents," PLoS Medicine 8(8): 1-12, August 2011.
Gonzalez, M.; Green, L.W.; Glantz, S.A., "Through tobacco industry eyes: civil society and the FCTC process from Philip Morris and British American Tobacco's perspectives," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], June 2, 2011.
Smith, P.; Bansal-Travers, M.; O'Connor, R.; Brown, A.; Banthin, C.; Guardino-Colket, S.; Cummings, K.M., "Correcting over 50 years of tobacco industry misinformation," American Journal of Preventive Medicine 40(6): 690-698, June 2011.
Gruning, T.; Weishaar, H.; Collin, J.; Gilmore, A.B., "Tobacco industry attempts to influence and use the German government to undermine the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control," Tobacco Control 21(1): 30-38, January 2011.
Schneider, N.K.; Sebrie, E.M.; Fernandez, E., "The so-called 'Spanish model'- tobacco industry strategies and its impact in Europe and Latin America," BMC Public Health 11: 907 , 2011.
Hatsukami, D.K.; Stepanov, I.; Hecht, S.S., "Major tobacco companies have technology to reduce carcinogen levels but do not apply it to popular smokeless tobacco products," Tobacco Control [Epub ahead of print], October 7, 2010.
Ling, P.M.; Haber, L.A.; Wedl, S., "Branding the rodeo: a case study of tobacco sports sponsorship," American Journal of Public Health 100(1): 32-41, January 2010.
Smith, K.E.; Gilmore, A.B.; Fooks, G., "Tobacco industry attempts to undermine Article 5.3 and the ''good governance'' trap," Tobacco Control 18(6): 509-511, December 2009.
Malone, R.E., "On tobacco industry cultural appropriation," Tobacco Control 18(6): 425-426, December 2009.
Glantz, S.A.; Mamudu, H.M.; Otanez, M.G., "Tobacco companies' use of developing countries' economic reliance on tobacco to lobby against global tobacco control: the case of Malawi," American Journal of Public Health 99(10), October 2009.
Cortese, D.K.; Lewis, M.J.; Ling, P.M., "Tobacco industry lifestyle magazines targeted to young adults," Journal of Adolescent Health 45(3):268-280, September 2009.
Stanton, C.; Barnes, R.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco control in Maine, 1979-2009: the power of strategic collaboration," San Francisco: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, August 2009.
Malone, R.E.; Smith, E.A., "Contact me soon!!! Confidential, risk-free opportunity!," Tobacco Control 18(4): 249, August 2009.
Campbell, R.B.; Balbach, E.D., "Building alliances in unlikely places: progressive allies and the Tobacco Institute's coalition strategy on cigarette excise taxes," American Journal of Public Health 99(7), July 2009.
Kummerfeldt, C.E.; Barnoya, J.; Bero, L.A., "Philip Morris involvement in the development of an air quality laboratory in El Salvador," Tobacco Control 18(3): 241-244, June 2009.
Dewhirst, T., "New directions in tobacco promotion and brand communication," Tobacco Control 18(3): 161-162, June 2009.
Sullivan, S.; Barnes, R.L.; Glantz, S.A., "Shifting attitudes towards tobacco control in tobacco country: tobacco industry political influence and tobacco policy making in South Carolina," San Francisco: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, March 2009.
Tung, G.J.; Hendlin, Y.H.; Glantz, S.A., "Competing initiatives: a new tobacco industry strategy to oppose statewide clean indoor air ballot measures," American Journal of Public Health 99(3): 430-439, March 2009.
Landman, A.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco industry efforts to undermine policy-relevant research," American Journal of Public Health 99(1), January 1, 2009.
[n.a.], "Global voices: status report 2009 - rebutting the tobacco industry - winning smokefree air," Global Smokefree Partnership, 2009.
Yang, J.S., Malone, R.E.; ""Working to shape what society's expectations of us should be": Philip Morris's societal alignment strategy," Tobacco Control 17(6): 391-398, December 2008.
Tesler, L.E.; Malone, R.E., "Ethical conduct in public and private arenas: corporate philanthropy, lobbying, and public health policy," American Journal of Public Health 98(12): 2123-2133, December 2008.
Muggli, M.E.; Lee, K.; Gan, Q.; Ebbert, J.O.; Hurt, R.D., "'Efforts to reprioritise the agenda' in China: British American Tobacco's efforts to influence public policy on secondhand smoke in China," PLOS Medicine 5(12), December 2008.
MacKenzie, R.; Collin, J., ""A good personal scientific relationship": Philip Morris scientists and the Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok," PLoS Medicine 5(12): 1737-1748, December 2008.
Daube, M.; Stafford, J.; Bond, L., "No need for nanny," Tobacco Control 17(6):426-427, December 2008.
Smith, E.A.; Malone, R.E., "Philip Morris's health information web site appears responsible but undermines public health," Public Health Nursing 25(6): 554-564, November-December, 2008.
Schneider, N.K.; Glantz, S.A., ""Nicotine Nazis strike again": a brief analysis of the use of Nazi rhetoric in attacking tobacco control advocacy," Tobacco Control 17(5): 291-296, October 2008.
Samet, J.M.; "Secondhand smoke: facts and lies," Salud Publica de Mexico 50(5): 428-434, September-October, 2008.
Muggli, M.E.; Ebbert, J.O.; Robertson, C.; Hurt, R.D., "Waking a sleeping giant: the tobacco industry's response to the polonium-210 issue," American Journal of Public Health 98(9): 1643-1650, September 2008.
Mamudu, H.M.; Hammond, R.; Glantz, S.A., "Project Cerberus: tobacco industry strategy to create an alternative to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control," American Journal of Public Health 98(9): 1630-1642, September 2008.
Stevenson, T., Proctor, R.N.; "The secret and soul of Marlboro: Philip Morris and the origins, spread, and denial of nicotine freebasing," American Journal of Public Health 98(7): 1184-1194, July 2008.
Barnes, R.L.; McCarthy, J; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco Control in Hawai'i: progress in paradise," San Francisco, CA: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, July 2008.
[n.a.], "Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control," Geneva: World Health Organization (WHO), 2008.
Lum, K.; Glantz, S.A., "The defeat of Oregon's Tobacco Tax Initiative in 2007," San Francisco: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, May 2008.
Wayne, G.F.; Connolly, G.N.; Henningfield, J.E.; Farone, W.A., "Tobacco industry research and efforts to manipulate smoke particle size: implications for product regulation," Nicotine and Tobacco Research 10(4): 613-625, April 2008.
Hendlin, Y.H.; Barnes, R.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco control in transition: public support and governmental disarray in Arizona 1997-2007," San Francisco: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, January 2008.
Rabinoff, M.; Caskey, N.; Rissling, A.; Park, C., "Pharmacological and chemical effects of cigarette additives," American Journal of Public Health 97(11): 1981–1991, November 2007.
Tong, E.K.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco industry efforts undermining evidence linking secondhand smoke with cardiovascular disease," Circulation 116(16): 1845-1854, October 16, 2007.
Glantz, S.A.; Barnes, R.L., "Endotoxins in tobacco smoke: shifting tobacco industry positions," Nicotine & Tobacco Research 9(10): 995-1004, October 2007.
Schick, S.F.; Glantz, S., "Concentrations of the carcinogen 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-Pyridyl)-1-Butanone in sidestream cigarette smoke increase after release into indoor air: results from unpublished tobacco industry research," Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 16(8): 1547-1553, August 2007.
Guardino, S.D.; Daynard, R.A., "Tobacco industry lawyers as 'disease vectors'," Tobacco Control 16(4): 224-228, August 2007.
Schick, S.F.; Glantz, S.A., "Old ways, new means: tobacco industry funding of academic and private sector scientists since the Master Settlement Agreement," Tobacco Control 16(3): 157-164, June 1, 2007.
Apollonio, D.E.; Bero, L.A., "The creation of industry front groups: the tobacco industry and "Get Government Off Our Back," American Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], January 31, 2007.
Wander, N.; Malone, R.E., "Making Big Tobacco give in: you lose, they win," American Journal of Public Health 96(11): 2048–2054, November 2006.
Smith, E.A.; Malone, R.E., "'We will speak as the smoker': the tobacco industry’s smokers’ rights groups," European Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print], October 25, 2006.
Barnes, R.L.; Hammond, S.K.; Glantz, S.A., "The tobacco industry’s role in the 16 Cities Study of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke: do the data support the stated conclusions?," Environmental Health Perspectives, August 29, 2006.
Lopipero, P.A.; Bero, L.A., "Tobacco interests or the public interest: 20 years of industry strategies to undermine airline smoking restrictions," Tobacco Control 15(4): 323-332, August 2006.
Friedman, L.C., "Tobacco industry use of judicial seminars to influence rulings in products liability litigation," Tobacco Control 15(2): 120-124, April 2006.
Bornhäuser, A.; McCarthy, J.; Glantz, S.A., "German tobacco industry’s successful efforts to maintain scientific and political respectability to prevent regulation of secondhand smoke," Tobacco Control 15(2): e1, April 2006.
Hammond, D.; Collishaw, N.E.; Callard, C., "Secret science: tobacco industry research on smoking behaviour and cigarette toxicity," The Lancet 367(9512): 781-787, March 4, 2006.
Barnoya, J.; Glantz, S.A., "The tobacco industry's worldwide ETS consultants project: European and Asian components," European Journal of Public Health 16(1): 69-77, February 2006.
Leavell, N.R.; Muggli, M.E.; Hurt, R.D.; Repace, J., "Blowing smoke: British American Tobacco's air filtration scheme," BMJ 332: 227-229, January 2006.
Gruning, T.; Gilmore, A.B.; McKee, M., "Tobacco industry influence on science and scientists in Germany," American Journal of Public Health 96(1), January 1, 2006.
Schick, S.; Glantz, S., "Scientific analysis of second-hand smoke by the tobacco industry, 1929-1972," Nicotine & Tobacco Research 7(4): 591- 612, August 2005.
Baba, A.; Cook, D.M.; McGarity, T.O., "Legislating 'sound science': the role of the tobacco industry," American Journal of Public Health 95(S1): S20, 2005.
Friedman, L.C.; Daynard, R.A.; Banthin, C.N., "How tobacco-friendly science escapes scrutiny in the courtroom," American Journal of Public Health 95(S1): S16-S20, 2005.
Schick, S.; Glantz, S., "Philip Morris toxicological experiments with fresh sidestream smoke: more toxic than mainstream smoke," Tobacco Control 14: 396-404, 2005.
Torrijos, R.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco control policy making in Montana 1979-2005: falling off the horse at the finish line," San Francisco, CA: University of California, San Francisco, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, November 1, 2005.
   
Bero, L., "Tobacco industry manipulation of research," Public Health Reports 120(2): 200-208, March/April 2005. Abstract Unavailable.
Givel, M."Tobacco industry opposition to designating environmental tobacco smoke through e-codes," Journal of Public Health Policy 26(1): 75-89, 2005.
Tong, E.K.; England, L.; Glantz, S.A., "Changing conclusions on secondhand smoke in a Sudden Infant Death Syndrome review funded by the tobacco industry," Pediatrics 115(3): 356-366, March 2005.
Pan, J.; Barbeau, E.M.; Levenstein, C.; Balbach, E.D., "Smoke-free airlines and the role of organized labor: a case study," American Journal of Public Health 95(3): 398-404, March 2005.
Garne, D.; Watson, M.; Chapman, S.; Byrne, F., "Environmental tobacco smoke research published in the journal Indoor and Built Environment and associations with the tobacco industry," The Lancet 365(9461): 804-809, February 26, 2005.
Diethelm, P.A.; Rielle, J.; McKee, M., "The whole truth and nothing but the truth? The research that Philip Morris did not want you to see," The Lancet, November 12, 2004.
Bero, L.A.; Glantz, S.; Hong, M-K, "The limits of competing interest disclosures," PRE-PUBLISHED, Tobacco Control, tc7666 (Module 1), November 29, 2004.
Hirschhorn, N., "Research reports and publications based on tobacco industry documents, 1991-2004," Norbert Hirschhorn, MD, November 2004.
Mandel, L.L.;  Glantz, S.A.,  "Hedging their bets: tobacco and gambling industries work against smoke-free policies," Tobacco Control 13(3): 268-276,  September 2004.
Welle, J.R.; Ibrahim, J.K.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco control policy making in North Dakota: a tradition of activism," San Francisco: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, June 2004.
Nixon, M.L.;  Mahmoud, L.;  Glantz, S.A.,  "Tobacco industry litigation to deter local public health ordinances: the industry usually loses in court," Tobacco Control 13(1): 65-73,  March 2004.
Drope, J.;  Glantz, S.,  "British Columbia capital regional district 100% smokefree bylaw: a successful public health campaign despite industry opposition," Tobacco Control 12(3): 264-268,  September 2003.
Tsoukalas, T.;  Glantz, S.A.,  "The Duluth clean indoor air ordinance: problems and successes in fighting the tobacco industry at the local level in the 21st century," American Journal of Public Health 93(8): 1214-1221,  August 2003.
Muggli, M.E.; Hurt, R.D.; Blanke, D., "Science for hire: a tobacco industry strategy to influence public opinion on secondhand smoke," Nictoine & Tobacco Research 5(3): 303-314, June 2003.
Trochim, W.M.K.;  Stillman, F.A.;  Clark, P.I.;  Schmitt, C.L.,  "Development of a model of the tobacco industry's interference with tobacco control programmes," Tobacco Control 12(2): 140-147,  June 2003.
Bryan-Jones, K.; Bero, L.A., "Tobacco industry efforts to defeat the Occupational Safety and Health Administration indoor air quality rule," American Journal of Public Health 93(4): 585-592, April 2003.
Hirschhorn, N.; Bialous, S.A., "Second hand smoke and risk assessment: what was in it for the tobacco industry?," Tobacco Control 10(4): 375-382, December 2001.
Ong, E.K.; Glantz, S.A., "Constructing 'sound science' and 'good epidemiology': tobacco, lawyers, and public relations firms," American Journal of Public Health 91(11): 1749-1757, November 2001.
Samet, J.M.; Burke, T.A., "Turning science into junk: the tobacco industry and passive smoking," American Journal of Public Health 91(11): 1742-1744, November 2001.
Yach, D.; Aguinaga Bialous, S., "Junking science to promote tobacco," American Journal of Public Health 91(11): 1745-1748, November 2001.
Muggli, M.E., Forster, J.L., Hurt, R.D., Repace, J.L., "The smoke you don't see: uncovering tobacco industry scientific strategies aimed against environmental tobacco smoke policies," American Journal of Public Health 91(9): 1419-1423, September 2001.
Ritch, W.A.; Begay, M.E., "Strange bedfellows: the history of collaboration between the Massachusetts Restaurant Association and the tobacco industry," American Journal of Public Health 91(4): 598-603, April 2001.
Hirschhorn, N.; Bialous, S.A.; Shatenstein S., "Philip Morris' new scientific initiative: an analysis," Tobacco Control 10(3):247-252, 2001.
Drope, J.; Chapman, S., "Tobacco industry efforts at discrediting scientific knowledge of environmental tobacco smoke: a review of internal industry documents," J Epidemiol Community Health 55(8): 588-594. 2001
Ong, E.K.; Glantz, S.A., "Tobacco industry efforts subverting International Agency for Research on Cancer's second-hand smoke study," Lancet 355(9211): 1253-1259, April 8, 2000.
Rampton, S.; Stauber, J., "How Big Tobacco Helped Create "The Junkman," PR Watch 7(3), Third Quarter 2000.
Barnes, D.E.; Bero, L.A., "Why review articles on the health effects of passive smoking reach different conclusions," Journal of the American Medical Association, 279(19): 1566-1570, May 20, 1998.
Barnes, D.E.; Bero, L.A., "Scientific quality of original research articles on environmental tobacco smoke," Tobacco Control 6(1): 19-26, 1997.
Barnes, D.E.; Bero, L.A., "Industry-funded research and conflict of interest: an analysis of research sponsored by the tobacco industry through the Center for Indoor Air Research," J Health Politics Policy Law 21(3): 515-542, 1996.
Barnes, D.E.; Hanauer, P.; Slade, J.; Bero, L.A.; Glantz, S.A., "Environmental tobacco smoke. The Brown and Williamson documents," Journal of the American Medical Association 274(3): 248-253, July 19, 1995.
Bero, L.A.; Glantz, S.A.; Rennie, D., "Publication bias and public health policy on environmental tobacco smoke," Journal of the American Medical Association 272(2): 133-136, July 13, 1994.
Bero L.A.; Glantz S.A., "Tobacco industry response to a risk assessment of environmental tobacco smoke," Tobacco Control 2: 103-113, 1993.