Government: Tobacco Firms Hid Evidence of Smoking's III Effects

Vadum, Matthew
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/19/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32014, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on federal government lawyers' claim that the tobacco industry concealed the harmful effects of smoking and of breathing second-hand smoke for decades. Arguments of both sides over the meaning and legal significance of evidence presented in the ongoing civil racketeering trial of lawsuit against the industry; Arguments during the interim summations from both sides on the 32nd day of the trial before U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler; Argument of tobacco industry lawyer that the statistical evidence does not appear to support a conclusion that there are substantial health effects of passive smoking.


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