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Tobacco Industry / Settlement / Worldwide Smoking #415412

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Word of secret negotiations with tobacco giants Philip Morris and RJ Reynolds to agree to a legal settlement to prevent further lawsuits against the industry reported. [Mississippi attorney general Mike MOORE, Senator Paul WELLSTONE - offer views on the deal with the tobacco companies.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(No location given: Al Hinman) The limited success of the worldwide effort to get people to stop smoking examined; World Health Organization statistics on smoking and related deaths cited. Examples of worldwide advertising shown. [American Cancer Society CEO John SEFFRIN - comments on the pandemic of smoking.]

Reporter(s):
Hinman, Al;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:04:20

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