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Broken Promises (North Carolina / Smoking Prevention) (Part I) #707587

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 08, 2002
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Raleigh: Virginia Cha) North Carolina’s failure to use its share of funds won in the tobacco industry lawsuit for anti-smoking programs examined; details given of how the money is being used. [In 1998, former New York attorney general Dennis VACCO†- says the plan will get tobacco off the backs of our kids.] [Locke Foundation Don CARRINGTON†, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Matthew MYERS†- comment on the fund.] [North Carolina Governor Mike EASLEY††- says it’s about jobs.] [Tobacco farmer Billy CARTER††- comments on the money he received from the fund.]

Reporter(s):
Cha, Virginia;
Phillips, Stone
Duration:
00:02:40

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