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Smokeless Tobacco / Cancer #80545

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Incring. concern over smokeless tobacco's incring. popularity among youth and its relationship with oral cancer examined; cases of Hans Friedrich and John Alvera cited as exs. [BOY - uses snuff because it's popular.] [Dr. Irving MEYER - notes increase in oral cancer risk with snuff use.] Related statistics outlined on screen. [BOY - recalls seeing commercial.] Commercial featuring Earl Campbell shown; incrd. sales linked with televised commercials for smokeless tobacco noted. [MEYER - notes potential for greater hazard from snuff than cigarettes.] Other health risks linked with chewing tobacco listed on screen. [Smokeless Tobacco Council spokesperson Dr. ErIe PEACOCK - denies health hazards.]
REPORTER: George Strait

Robinson, Max;
Strait, George

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