Ronald D. Hood

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Ronald David Hood ('Ron') was a Professor (but not an MD) from the University of Alabama, and a specialist respiratory consultant on childhood risk assessment -- and therefore a valuable witness to the tobacco industry in their battle against restrictions on passive smoking. He worked with the brothers Rafael and Philip Witorsch of the IAPAG Whitecoats operation from Georgetown University on occasions, an he was part of Philip Morris's ETS Group in the 1990s.

Documents & Timeline

1990 Oct 11 (The Tobacco Institute's ETS Group in Action)
The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) is holding hearings on the banning of smoking on interstate buses. These are the scientific submission funded by the Tobacco Institute using the ETS Group listings of Philip Morris.

"Critical comments were filed by:"

[Every one of the above was a life-long tobacco shill.] [2]