TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/19/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32014, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15148198

 

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