[Regarding Expenditures and Rationale for Project 'Copernic']
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Outlines expenditures and rationale for Project Copernic, an industry-funded project on cigarette testing methodologies at Ceria in Belgium. Indicates study has concluded with ongoing current discussions about IAQ (Indoor air quality), possibly using "PM [Philip Morris] kits and technicians to train their people". Notes testimony in Barclay case and concludes ""I strongly recommend looking at this very carefully for the future". See "Quotes" field for complete transcript of this form.
"Project: 'Copernic' Prof. J. Lenges Analytical & Testing Dep[artment] Ceria Brussels Cigarette Testing Methodologies
PI [Principal Investigator]/Inst [Institution
Prior Funding: Jan[uary] 1990, $64,500 CHF 100,000
Current Funding: 1991, 64,500 CHF 100,000, 129,000
Proposal: Progress: Final report: This grant is finished and no consideration of continuing. Publications: Comments: Testing cigarettes -
Currently having discussion about IAQ [Indoor air quality] (use PM [Philip Morris] kits and technicians to train their people?)
1983-1984 served as expert witness in Barclay case in Belgium.
I strongly recommend looking at this very carefully for the future"
- Named Person
- Lenges, J. Prof.
- Named Organization
- Ceria Analytical & Testing Department (Brussels, Belgium)
- Philip Morris
- Project Copernic
- United States
- Indoor air quality
- Thesaurus Term
- Industry sponsored research
- Health effects
- Human subjects
- Secondhand smoke
- Cigarette design
- Clean indoor air
- International level