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Tobacco Ind. / Safer Cigarettes / Cancer #41106

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 05, 1976
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(Studio) National Cancer Institute and researchers in tobacco industry have searched for safer cigarette.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) National Cancer Institute says no cigarette is cancer proof. Spokesperson Dr. George Gori says low tar and nicotine brands are step in right direction. [GORI - notes research in support of theory. Says cigarettes lower in tar and nicotine shouldn't be taken as encouragement to smoke, but as alternative.] Gori's comments with regard to certain cigarettes' safety noted. Gori says government should tax cigarettes according to tar and nicotine content.
REPORTER: Bill Downs

(Studio) Comments of American Cancer Society spokesperson Dr. E. Cuyler Hammond with regard to Gori's study noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Downs, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:30

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