ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 31, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Sacramento: Beth Nissen) Setbacks for California's program to get smokers to quit featured; passage of Proposition 99, which raised taxes on cigarettes to fund the anti-smoking campaign, recalled. [California health services Dr. Molly COYE - comments.] State's anti- smoking television ads and anti-smoking programs shown. [Tobacco Institute Brennan DAWSON - says smokers deserve representation.] [University of California Dr. David BURNS - cites study on number who quit.] Impact of state's financial problems on the anti-smoking campaign detailed. [University of California professor Stanton GLANTZ - defends the anti- smoking media campaign; notes fight by tobacco industry.] [COYE - defends halt in program.] [BURNS - worries about smokers' health.]