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Tobacco Industry / Bill / Anti-Smoking Campaign #938515

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 02, 2009
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) House passage of a landmark bill giving the FDA the power to regulate the tobacco industry reported.

(New York: John McKenzie) The reaction to New York City's latest anti-smoking ad campaign featured; ad featuring a lost young boy shown; responders' criticism of the ad quoted. [New York health commissioner Dr. Tom FRIEDEN†- says the point is to show what cigarette smoking does to people.] ["Ad Age" Bob GARFIELD†- comments on the ad.] Other shock ads from NYC shown. [University of California at San Francisco professor Stanton GLANTZ†- says there is evidence that strong messages get people to quit smoking.]

Sawyer, Diane;
McKenzie, John

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