A Question Of Intent

Author: David Kessler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786731028
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In this book he tells for the first time the thrilling detective story of how the underdog FDA—while safeguarding the nation's food, drugs, and blood supply—finally decided to take on one of the world's most powerful opponents, and how ...

A Question Of Intent

Author: David A. Kessler
Publisher: PublicAffairs
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The former head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recounts his investigation into the inner workings of the tobacco industry, revealing how tobacco companies hid the truth about the health risks of smoking for decades.

Peddling Poison

Author: Clete Snell
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275982393
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... information for this chapter comes from David Kessler's book A Question of
Intent: A Great American Battle with a Deadly Industry.1 CAN THE FDA
REGULATE TOBACCO? The decision to regulate tobacco products or any
product is not a policy choice, but a legal decision. The FDA has a responsibility
to ensure that the food we consume and the pharmaceutical drugs we use are
safe. Before any food or drug is marketed to consumers, it 3: The FDA
Investigation of Big Tobacco.


Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Ötüken Neşriyat A.Ş.
ISBN: 6051550518
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Drug Use Policy And Management

Author: Richard Isralowitz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780865693333
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Clearly, the tobacco industry built an impenetrable infrastructure that remained a
bulwark for years against challenges to their products no matter how harmful to
the health of individuals and their families. Reasons why and how this substance
remained relatively unscathed or immune lie in the realm of economics and
politics as pointed out by David Kessler in his book A Question of Intent: A Great
American Battle with a Deadly Industry.77 It seemed this industry did nothing by
accident ...

Up In Smoke

Author: Martha A. Derthick
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1483304647
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1. See David Kessler's gratuitous reference to the use of the term “nigger
farmhand” by the widow of Lloyd Vernon Jones, the farmer who had grown the
experimental tobacco Y-1 for Brown & Williamson. Kessler, A Question of Intent:
A Great American Battle with a Deadly Industry (New York: Public Affairs, 2001),
221. 2. Alan Marsh, “Tax and Spend: A Policy to Help Poor Smokers,” Tobacco
Control 6, no. 1 (spring 1997): 5. See also Alan J. Flint and Thomas E. Novotny, “
Poverty Status ...

Social Medicine In The 21st Century

Author: Samuel Barrack
Publisher: iMedPub
ISBN: 1461096138
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Kessler DA (2002) A question of intent: A great American battle with a deadly
industry. New York: Public Affairs Press. 492 p. 44. Brownell K, Horgen KB (2004)
Food fight. New York: McGraw-Hill. 356 p. 45. Ball M (1998 February 13)
Brownell calls for food tax to fight epidemic. Yale Herald. Available: http:⁄⁄www.
yaleherald.com/archive/ xxv/2.13.98/news/brownell.html. Accessed 5 September
2006. 46. Jacobson M (2000) Obesity in America: Inevitable? Nutrition Action

Public Health Reports

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A Question of Intent: A Great American Battle with (1 Deadly Industry David
Kessler New York: Public Affairs, 2001. 512 pages; $27.50 hardcover. BRUCE
LANPHEAR, MD, MPH Despite all the rhetoric to the contrary, our society makes
it exceedingly difficult to enact fundamental changes to protect the public's health.
Numerous obstacles, from bureaucratic inertia to industry's lobbying efforts,
hinder initiatives to regulate hazardous products other than drugs. It doesn't have
to be this ...