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Tobacco Industry / Florida Smoking Laws #167208

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 27, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ruling in Florida's Supreme Court that the state can sue tobacco companies to recover the cost of caring for smokers who become ill reported.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The toll among senior management of the major tobacco companies, which finds that all seven CEOs who testified before Congress that smoking is not addictive are no longer in positions of power, examined. [Representative Martin MEEHAN - expresses outrage about the CEOs' testimony.] [Tobacco Free Kids Campaign Matthew MYERS - cites the scope of the Justice Department investigation of the industry.] Tonight's special "Never Say Die: How the Cigarette Companies Keep on Winning" previewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:30

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