Tobacco Politics

Letter to the Editor
Copyright 1998 Dow Jones & Co., Inc.
Wall Street Journal (May 4, 1998)

In an April 23 editorial you identified Stanton A. Glantz as a "heart specialist." He is not a medical doctor; his doctorate is in applied mechanics. A recent research project, for which the National Cancer Institute paid him $600,000, was to investigate voting records of state legislators of several states on tobacco issues.

Natalie Sirkin
Sherman, Conn.

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