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Passive Smoking #302747

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 31, 1985
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(Studio) Alleged number non-smokers dying annually from lung cancer caused by passive smoking reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Seattle, WA) Bus. community's approach to rights of smoker versus non-smoker in workplace examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - comment on restrictions.] "Seattle Times"' restrictions on smokers described; economy and legal factors contributing to employers' stance on smoking discussed. [Attorney Tim LOWENBERG - explains situation.] [Delores LORE, Bob ROSNER - acknowledge success of no smoking policies.] Company head West Hunter Simpson's consideration of such policy, despite personal smoking habits, mentioned. [Tobacco Institute spokesperson Alan BYRN - considers such policies unfair.] [Unigard Ins. spokesperson Bob BARNITT - notes majority of employees are non-smokers, thus political powerful.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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