Tobacco Industry Mum on Cancer-Heart, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-23


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Tobacco Industry Mum on Cancer-Heart NEW YORK, N. Y., June 22.— Members of the tobacco industry had no comment today on a report indicating high death rates from cancer and heart disease among cigaret smokers. The Tobacco Institute Research Committee, formed by the industry earlier this year to study the effects of cigaret-smoking, said it had been unable to reach Dr. Clarence Cook Little of Bar Harbor, Me., chairman of its newly-formed scientifjq advisory aboard., . . „ * t. , .

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