CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 02, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Susan Spencer) Researchers reported asserting that passive smoke inhalation can cause lung and heart disease; details given, scenes shown. [Study author Judson WELLS - comments.] [University of California spokesperson Stan GLANTZ - says people who smoke are poisoning others.] Report noted publisher in "Environment International" magazine; conclusions outlined on screen. [Indoor air expert James REPACE - says thousands die from involuntary smoking each year] Dangers of passive smoking illustration [WELLS - comments.] Study noted urging more stringent smoking restrictions. [GLANTZ - says passive smoking is major public health problem.] Tobacco Institute noted denying study results.
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