CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 1997
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) Negotiations between tobacco companies Philip Morris and RJ Reynolds, and anti-tobacco activists and state attorneys general to reach a settlement outlined; details given of the terms being discussed about advertising, marketing, payment for smoking-related health care costs and the issue of regulatory power over cigarette contents. [Mississippi attorney general Michael MOORE - comments.] [Anti-tobacco activist University of California at San Francisco Stanton GLANTZ - says the deal would continue preferential treatment towards the tobacco companies.]
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