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Medicine: Smoking / Nicotine Content #152351

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 25, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John Martin) Investigation findings that tobacco companies are adding waste products fortified with nicotine to manipulate the nicotine levels in cigarettes examined. [Disguised former RJ Reynolds MANAGER - comments.] The possibility the federal government could start regulating the cigarette makers if it is found that this process is addicting smokers detailed; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) report quoted. [RJR research director Joseph DEBETHIZY - defends use of nicotine.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of this story on "DayOne" noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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