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About this Digest on Tobacco

  1. Sources for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Sources for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from the  Volume 83 Summary of data reported and evaluation on Tobacco Smoke and Involuntary Smoking of the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer), a leading scientific report produced in 2002 by a large international panel of scientists.

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by Dr. Leigh Henderson in collaboration with the GreenFacts editorial team.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Dr. Leigh Henderson in September 2004 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Second draft

The second draft of this Digest was produced in November 2004 by Dr. Leigh Henderson after review by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The final draft of this Digest was produced in December 2004 by Dr. Leigh Henderson after pre-review by experts from health organizations (see our  pre review form) and peer review by 3 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form). Final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in December 2004.

Publication

Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in end of December 2004.

Press Release

1 Mar. 2005:
Does Passive Smoking cause Cancer? Read the Press Release.

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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