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Medicine: Environmental Smoke #344758

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 10, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) Medical organizations' call for a nationwide ban on smoking in public places featured; scenes shown of smokers; health effects of environmental smoke listed. [American Heart Association Dr. Douglas JOHNSON - estimates number of nonsmokers' deaths which may be attributable to environmental smoke.] [American Heart Association Dr. Homayoun KAZEMI, Tobacco Institute Thomas LAURIA - comment.] Tobacco industry response noted. Environmental Protection Agency reported planning to reclassify environmental smoke as a known carcinogen. [Three PEOPLE - comment on banning smoking in public.] Results given of poll on support for a ban on smoking in public places.

Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan

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