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For A.M. Release Wednesday, March 11, 1964

Date: 1964
Length: 3 pages
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Abstract

Contains a press release announcing the renaming of the Tobacco Industry Research Committee to the Council for Tobacco Research. Discusses the membership of the Council. Quotes Timothy Hartnett: "'a steady expansion in our program or scientific research into tobacco use and health has convinced us of the need for more permanent organizational machinery.'" Notes that the Scientific Advisory Board will still be responsible for the development of research policy and programming.

Fields

Named Organization
American Medical Association (physicians group)
Professional trade group representing American physicians.
American Tobacco Company
Bright Belt Warehouse Association
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation (B&W)
Subsidiary of BAT U.S., located in Louisville, KY.
Burley Auction Warehouse Association
Burley Stabilization Corporation
Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative
Cornell Medical School
*Council for Tobacco Research-- U.S.A. Inc. CTR (Formerly Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC))
Created and funded by the tobacco industry to award grants to study of the link between smoking and disease. Part of a four decade effort to cast doubt on the links between smoking and disease.
Harvard University
Imperial Tobacco Ltd. (Cigarette manufacturer in United Kingdom)
Cigarette manufacturer in United Kingdom
Institute for Cancer Research
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Larus & Brother Company
Liggett & Myers Inc. (Pioneer in the generic cigarette business)
Cigarette manufacturer; Pioneer in the generic cigarette business; L&M is the manufacturer of Chesterfield, Decade, Dorado, Duke of Durham in 1958, Eagle, Eve, L&M, Lark, Pyramid and Stride cigarettes
Liggett & Myers Inc. (Pioneer in the generic cigarette business)
Cigarette manufacturer; Pioneer in the generic cigarette business; L&M is the manufacturer of Chesterfield, Decade, Dorado, Duke of Durham in 1958, Eagle, Eve, L&M, Lark, Pyramid and Stride cigarettes
Lorillard Tobacco Co. (American cigarette manufacturer)
American cigarette manufacturer; makes Kent, MaxSatin, Newport, Old Gold, Style, and True cigarettes.
Maryland Tobacco Growers Association
Medical College of South Carolina
National Cancer Institute NCI
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute located in Rockville, MD
Philip Morris Incorporated (Philip Morris U.S.A.) (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Philip Morris Co., Inc.)
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Philip Morris Co., Inc.
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Cigarette manufacturer (Camel, Winston, Doral))
Cigarette manufacturer (Camel, Winston, Doral)
Schweitzer Company (Invented reconstituted leaf (RL) process)
*Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) (Only use SAB with name of specific org.)
Stephano Brothers Inc.
Tobacco Associates Inc.
Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC) (Renamed Council for Tobacco Research-USA (CTR))
Organized in 1954 as the Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC), and renamed the Council for Tobacco Research-USA (CTR) in 1964.
United States Public Health Service (Headed by the Surgeon General)
United States Public Health Service is headed by Surgeon General of the United States.
United States Tobacco Company (Producers of Copenhagen/Skoal chewing tobacco)
Producers of chewing tobacco
University of Chicago Medical School
Wayne State University College of Medicine
Named Person
Bing, Richard John, M.D. (CTR SAB; Experimental Cardiologist)
Dr. Bing worked for Counsel for Tobacco Research -- U.S.A. He was a member of CTR's committee which reviewed grant applications in 1974 (UCSF000134). Bing was on the CTR Scientific Advisory Board from 6/6/58 to present. (N.M.'s Who's Who) (UCSF B&W 1012.01)
Cattell, McKeen, M.D., Ph.D. (CTR SAB (1954-73), Pharmacologist, Cornell U)
Former ACS Progarm Director
Hartnett, Timothy V. (B&W exec)
Defense
Jacobson, Leon Orris, M.D. (CTR Scientific Advisory Board)
Council for Tobacco Research -- U.S.A., Inc. He was a member of CTR's Scientific Advisory Board. Dean Emeritus of University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Kotin, Paul, M.D. (CTR SAB; Associate Prof. of Pathology, USC)
Little, Clarence Cook, Sc.D. (CTR Scientific Director, 1954-1971)
Lynch, Kenneth Merrill, M.D. (CTR Scientific Advisory Board 1954-74)
Kenneth Lynch was on the CTR SAB from 1954-1974. (Source: NM Tobacco Companies Personnel List)
Reimann, Stanley Philip, M.D. (CTR SAB)
Rienhoff, William F., Jr. (CTR SAB, Baltimore Surgeon)
CTR SAB
Wilson, Edwin Bidwell, Ph.D. (CTR SAB, Prof. Emeritus, Vital Statistics, Harvard 1964)
Prof. Vital Statistics, Harvard 1964 - Served on CTR Advisory Board
Date Loaded
08 Jan 2003
Author (Organization)
*Council for Tobacco Research-- U.S.A. Inc. CTR (Formerly Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC))
Created and funded by the tobacco industry to award grants to study of the link between smoking and disease. Part of a four decade effort to cast doubt on the links between smoking and disease.
Simon O'Shea
*Tobacco Industry Research Committee--- TIRC (Renamed the Council for Tobacco Research (CTR))
Organized in 1954 as the Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC), and renamed the Council for Tobacco Research-USA (CTR) in 1964.
Type
Press Release
Public Relations

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FRCI4: THE COUNCIL FOR ~BACCO R~SEARCH - • , --~ (Fo~erly the ~ecco lndust~ Resea~h C~tt~e) (Simon O'~ea) 1~0 ~st ~ Steer Nev ~ork~ ~ev York l~ev York -- Timothy Y. ltartnett~ chaiz~an of the Tobacco Industry Research C~£tteej today issued the following annoxmcement|: 1, The Committee has been officially renamed The Council for Tobacco P, eaearch - U.S.A. 2, ~.e~bership In The Councll~ ~hlch conducts s program of research Into questions of tobacco ~ee and health~ nov totals 17 tobacco coml~aniea and or~-anizattone~ LIs~ett & ~.yers ~bacco C~n~ ~cently ~avins become a ~e~er. ~. ~e Councl~ p~ans to relocate to ~ar~r ~e~ York C~ty ~ea~q~rtere vithin ~O-to-~ day~. ~r, Kartnett ssLd~ "a steady expansion Ln our prosram of scientific research into tobacco use end health has convLcced us o~ the need ~or mo~ pemanent or~nl~tlo~l r~chLne~," ~e Co~c~l c~mn e=phael~d~ hovever~ t~t the develo~ent ~search policy and prosm~ rill contin~ to be the ~eponslbll~ty t~ Scientific Adv~so~ ~ ~ ~e Co~e~l ~hlch Is c~eed of ~dependent d~re mad scientists ~d for their ~o~ ~ cancer a~ other Nedl~Z ~e~ of ~uth ,~1~, ~dle~; ~a~ B~ Untvemlty Co~ of ATM~P, JV0009047 Subject to Claims of Privilege and Confidentiality: Produced Pursuant to Court Orders in State of Minnesota, et al. v. Philip Morris, et al.
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Subject to Claims of Privilege and Confidentiality: Produced Pursuant to Court Orders in State of Minnesota, et al. v. Philip Morris, et ai.
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