TITLE

Lancet publisher to sell arms business

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p242
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Reed Elsevier, the company that publishes "The Lancet," will stop hosting trade shows that promote arms and the defense industry. Chief executive officer Crispin Davis states that the company will begin withdrawing from its exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings in the second half of 2007. The move is Reed Elsevier's response to the pressure from physicians, readers and leading medical journals.
ACCESSION #
25809233

 

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