This site deals only with the corporate corruption of science, and makes no inference about the motives or activities of individuals involved.
There are many reasons why individuals become embroiled in corporate corruption activities - from political zealotry to over-enthusiastic activism; from gullibility to greed.
Please read the OVERVIEW carefully, and make up your own mind.
Jack M Nichols
Los Angeles public interest advocate
1996 Dec: ASSIST (anti-smoking project) Training Seminar Materials
Mr. Jack M. Nicholl has been involved in political campaigns end public interest advocacy for nearly 30 years. He has been an advocate in Washington, D.C., served in city government in Cleveland, and managed statewide political campaigns and organizations in California, Arizona, and Ohio.
In 1988, Mr. Nicholl managed a successful statewide campaign to increase the tobacco tax in California by 25 cents. In 1994, he directed a suocessful statewide tobacco tax campaign in Arizona, raising the tax by 40 cxnts. Also in 1994, he managed the campaign that crushed the tobacco industry initiative in California, Proposition 188. In every campaign, Mr. Nicholl has organized a coalition effort bringing together voluntary health agencies, physicians, hospital groups, and others in historic showdowns with the tobacco industry.
Mr. Nicholl is preparing a manual for the American Cancer Society, Inc on how to manage tobacco tax initiatives and legislative campaigns.