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TDC, Tobacco Documentation Centre

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TDC, Tobacco Documentation Centre (Succeed INFOTAB Dec. 31, 1991): TDC served as a clearinghouse for industry information held in electronic databases (information on public health groups and advocates, etc.). Assisted in co-ordinating global industry responses to tobacco control activities. Provided centrally-cleared briefing materials (pro-smoking argumentation, etc. ) to help companies fight public health events (World No Tobacco Day, EPA reports)

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After INFOTAB was liquidated on Dec. 31 1991, the TDC was founded with British American Tobacco involvement (0502552570, Page 230). Main office was located in Geneva, Switzerland, with a UK office in Middlesex. Proposed 1992 budget was 1,050,000 English pounds [304020918/0934]. Director was Ron Tully, who had also worked for INFOTAB. TDC had 8 full time staff members.

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