Asbestos mortality: a Canadian export

Attaran, Amir; Boyd, David R.; Stanbrook, Matthew B.
October 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/21/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 9, p871
Academic Journal
The article condemns the government of Canada due to its protection of its asbestos industry. The authors claim that the government is contributing to the illnesses and deaths of people in the developing world. It is stated that such poor countries do not have the capacity to use asbestos safely. The government has limited the use of asbestos in Canada but continues to be a major exporter of asbestos.


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