CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 2001
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Interview held with former FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner David Kessler about regulating the tobacco industry for health reasons. [KESSLER - says the issue is what the tobacco companies know about nicotine; reviews the power of the tobacco industry; reacts to the Supreme Court ruling against declaring tobacco a drug; says in the end the tobacco industry will be dismantled.] The 1998 landmark settlement won by states attorneys general against the industry noted.
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