Project 0107

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

Project 0107 was a confidential, internal Philip Morris scientific project undertaken from 1964 to 1965 to develop cigarettes that "have less tendency to cause lung cancer in smokers" than did cigarettes currently available at the time. The project leader was E.W. Robb. The project focused on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and nitrosamines. [1][2]

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  1. E.W. Robb, Philip Morris Smoke Chemistry Control 640100 - 650700 Report. 150 pp. November 19, 1965. Bates No.1001897059/7208
  2. Terrell Stevenson, BA, and Robert N. Proctor, PhD The SECRET and SOUL of Marlboro: Phillip Morris and the Origins, Spread, and Denial of Nicotine Freebasing American Journal of Public Health, July, 2008; 98(7): Pp. 1184–1194

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