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Medicine: Second-Hand Smoke / Ban / Tobacco News #153695

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) Battle at Senate hearings between the Environmental Protection Agency and the Congressional Research Service over the effects of second-hand smoke and the consequent move to ban smoking featured. [EPA administrator Carol BROWNER, Congressional Research Service Jane GRAVELLE, National Cancer Institute William BLOTT - offer differing opinions on the effects of passive smoking.] House said slated to finalize a bill to ban smoking in all public buildings.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Fidel Castro in "Cigar Aficionado" magazine that he only carries, not puffs, cigars and the arrest of Timothy Leary for smoking a cigarette in a smoke-free airport reported.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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