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FOI + tobacco = sleepless nights: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

Istitute of Social Marketing logoProf Gerard Hastings, Emeritus Professor at the University of Stirling, writes in The Conversation:

“In a world where knowledge is power, information is the antidote to oppression. We citizens must know what those at the top are doing if we’re going to hold them to account. That’s why freedom of information (FOI) legislation is a vital element of any functioning democracy; it helps rebalance power.”

The full article can be seen here in The Conversation: http://ow.ly/i/cHOFw

1 September 2015

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