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Smoking Safety Issue #259108

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 1978
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(Studio) Response of surgeon general and other cigarette smoking opponents to earlier report from government scientist that some brands are relatively safe noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details given about so-called tolerable levels of tar and nicotine alleged in study by National Cancer Institute's Dr. Gio Batta Gori. Acceptance of study for publication by "Journal of the AMA", and AMA's disclaimer of endorsement of study, noted. Interview by Bernard Kalb. [National Cancer Institute director Dr. Arthur UPTON - comments on study.] Reaction of Dr. Sidney Wolfe, of Ralph Nader's health Research Group, stated. [WOLFE - comments on potential effect of report] Statements of Tobacco Institute and of surgeon general given.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:02:20

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