U.S. Begins Its $279B Case Against the Tobacco Industry

Vadum, Matthew
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/22/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31974, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the start of the trial of "U.S. v. Philip Morris USA Inc. et al," wherein the U.S. government alleges that the tobacco industry withheld evidence about the dangers of smoking. Tobacco companies named defendants in the case; Significance of the trial to the municipal bond market; Corporate integrity issues arising from the case.


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