Lancet publisher to sell arms business

Eggertson, Laura
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p242
Academic Journal
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.


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