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In Depth (Tobacco Industry) #615308

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Research study findings done by the state of Massachusetts that show FTC (Federal Trade Commission) guidelines stating levels of tar and nicotine in cigarettes inaccurately reflect what smokers are inhaling examined. [FTC Jody BERNSTEIN, tobacco companies attorney David REMES - comment on testing.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Upper Marlboro, MD: Bob Kur) The latest lawsuit filed against the tobacco companies by users of smokeless tobacco products featured. [Chewing tobacco user Ronnie LONG, oral surgeon Dr. Walter TALBOT, cancer patient Rick BENDER, Nevada state public health committee Dr. Marietta NELSON - talk about the use of smokeless tobacco and the targeting of children by tobacco companies.] Statement from the United States Tobacco Company about sales to minors quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Kur, Bob

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