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Press Release:

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Turk

561-297-3020, mediarelations@fau.edu


FAU Presents ‘Tobacco: An Insider’s View’
with Dr. Victor J. DeNoble



WHAT:            
Florida Atlantic University’s Today &
                          Beyond Wellness Center and the Palm
                          Beach County Health Department will host
                          “Tobacco: An Insider’s View” with Dr. Victor
                          J. DeNoble, who was previously employed by
                          the Philip Morris Corporation.


WHEN:            
Thursday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m.


WHERE:
         FAU’s Boca Raton campus 

                          College of Nursing

                          Libby and Harry Dodson Auditorium


COST:
             Free and open to the public


CONTACT:
    For more information, contact Rosemary Dunbar
                          at 561-297-3615 or rdunbar@fau.edu.


            Dr. Victor J. DeNoble will share both his expertise as a researcher of nicotine addiction and an insider’s view of the industry. DeNoble was employed by the Philip Morris Corporation to study and develop a safer nicotine substitute. His highly-controversial findings led him to become the first whistle blower to testify before the U.S. Congress and the key witness in the federal government’s investigation into the tobacco industry’s research practices. DeNoble’s program will offer a unique perspective that is valuable to all on tobacco, the addiction and the industry.

-FAU-

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