NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 03, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Mike Jensen) Fighting back by the smokers and the tobacco industry against the current wave of criticism and regulation featured; battle issues sponsored by the industry detailed. [Californians for Smoking Restrictions Lee STITZENBERGER, "Advertising Age" Ira TEINOWITZ, RJ Reynolds Maura ELLIS - comment on aspects of the tobacco industry's campaign.] Lobbying on Capitol Hill by The Tobacco Institute and the fight in the courts in which the industry has sued the Environmental Protection Agency and ABC reviewed. [Tobacco Institute Walker MERRYMAN - says the industry will fight.] [Northeastern University school of law professor Richard DAYNARD - analyzes the industry's legal approach.]