ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 23, 1996
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Announcement that the state of Kentucky will take the tobacco industry to court noted.
(Greensboro, North Carolina: Dean Reynolds) The continued growth of the tobacco industry despite legal moves against it and the gathering sense of isolation in the tobacco state of North Carolina featured; details given of the recent legal battles faced by the industry. [Tobacco grower McRay GREENE, unnamed GROWER - comment.]
(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: Ken Kashiwahara) Anti-smoking programs in California that are funded by a cigarette tax featured; scenes shown from south central Los Angeles. [Youth organizer Marqueece DAWSON - opposes billboard advertising.] [University of California researcher Stanton GLANTZ - comments on the anti-industry ads.]
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