ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 08, 1995
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Barry Serafin) Philip Morris tobacco company memo acknowledging that people smoke primarily to deliver nicotine to their bodies examined and its significance explained. [Nicotine researcher Dr. Neal BENOWITZ - likens the language to that in the Surgeon General's report.] [Action on Smoking and Health John BANZHAF - says this document supports the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) case for government regulation of the tobacco industry.] Written statement from Philip Morris and FDA commissioner David Kessler quoted.
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