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What does CFTR stand for?

CFTR stands for Council for Tobacco Research

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Reynolds, Brown & Williamson, Lorillard, British American Tobacco, and Liggett, as well as two now-defunct trade organizations, the Council for Tobacco Research and the Tobacco Institute--have defrauded the American public for over 50 years by misrepresenting the dangers of cigarette smoking in order to increase sales.
It created the Tobacco Industry Research Council, later renamed the Council for Tobacco Research, supposedly to fund studies examining "all phases of tobacco use and health.
Most scientists funded by the tobacco industry's Council for Tobacco Research (CTR) believe cigarette smoking "causes a wide range of serious, often fatal, diseases," according to a survey reported in the July AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH.
From 1965 to 1969, while he was at the University of San Francisco, Furst conducted smoking studies paid for in full or in part by the Council for Tobacco Research U.