ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1997
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(Seattle: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: Bob Jamieson) Research study findings done by the state of Massachusetts on low tar and nicotine cigarettes examined. [Massachusetts Tobacco Control Greg CONNOLLY - outlines findings of high nicotine.] The problems with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) tests on so-called low-level cigarettes explained. [Penn State University professor Lynn KOZLOWSKI - talks about smokers' blocking vent holes.] The move by states to regulate cigarettes on their own rather than accepting federal test levels noted.
(Seattle: Peter Jennings) High earnings reports from the Philip Morris and RJR tobacco companies cited.
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