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Florida / Tobacco Lawsuit #193317

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 15, 2000
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Steve Osunsami) The reaction in tobacco country to the huge penalty in the Florida tobacco lawsuit examined; details given of the state appeal process. [Tobacco litigation analyst Mary ARONSON - says the judge will lower the award.] The punitive damages against the major companies outlined on screen. [RJ Reynolds employee Faye GARRETT, retiree Pat SNYDER, Tobacco farmer Corky NEWSOME - express opinions about the award against the tobacco industry.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Further coverage of the tobacco settlements previewed.

Brown, Aaron;
Osunsami, Steve

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