EXCLUSIVE: Stanton Glantz And Ignoring The #MeToo Movement

Brent Stafford | Contributor

It’s a #MeToo moment. Minus the outrage and heavy on the silence.

The allegations are troubling: sexual harassment, racial discrimination and academic misconduct leveled against 71-year old Dr. Stanton Glantz, the most well-known tobacco control researcher in the world.

Glantz specializes in activist science; bringing fame and fortune to his Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, which he heads, out of the University of California San Francisco.

The allegations were made public in December in a lawsuit filed by Dr. Eunice Neeley an academic researcher who worked under Glantz at the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education.

Did UCSF officials hear, believe and support Neeley? And, why is there no outrage coming from vocal moralists within the tobacco control movement?

“Ignoring #MeToo: Glantz Sexual Harassment Allegations Leave Most Silent” from RegWatch:

In the Daily Vaper web extra below, hear Dr. Carl V. Phillips talk about his Daily Vaper article: How Low Will They Go? Deafening Silence from Tobacco Controllers About Glantz Allegations.

Learn about behind-the-scenes efforts to get high-ranking tobacco controllers to publically respond to the sexual harassment allegations made against Dr. Stanton Glantz. Most notably from Ruth Malone, “arguably the second-most influential U.S. tobacco control academic, behind Glantz, and a fellow professor on the same campus.”

WATCH “Chasing Comment,” only on The Daily Vaper:

Brent Stafford is the Executive Producer and Founder of RegulatorWatch.com.

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RegWatch has deep experience covering issues concerning e-cigarette regulation in the U.S., Canada and E.U. This is why Suzy McDonald the Director General of the Tobacco Control Directorate at Health Canada came on our show to address Bill S-5 Canada’s draft vaping regulations; Peter Luongo, Managing Director at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (PMI) appeared to discuss the IQOS (heat-not-burn) and big tobacco’s entrance into the vapour market; Congressman Duncan Hunter joined us to discuss H.R.2194 – Cigarette Smoking Reduction and Electronic Vapor Alternatives Act of 2017 which he introduced in Congress; Dr. Stanton Glantz world-renowned tobacco control researcher and anti-tobacco activist appeared to warn RegWatch viewers about the dangers of e-cigarettes; Professor John Britton, Chair Tobacco Advisory Group, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons appeared one-day after the RCP released its ground-breaking report “Nicotine Without Smoke”; Linda Bauld, Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention at Cancer Research UK appeared to discuss the perplexing divide in public health over e-cigarettes; and, numerous others including Dr. Michael Siegel, Dr. Sally Satel and Dr. Brad Rodu have all appeared on our show.

Brent Stafford

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