International Agency for Research on Cancer

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This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the cancer research arm of the World Health Organization. IARC conducted a multi-center epidemiology study on environmental tobacco smoke, initiated in 1988, data collection completed in 1994 and results were published in 1998.

It was seen by the tobacco industry as the main threat to their worldwide business.

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