Marketing figures in tobacco suit

Teinowitz, Ira
September 1999
Advertising Age;9/27/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 40, p87
Trade Publication
This article reports on the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against the tobacco industry for running advertisements that mislead the public on to tobacco safety, as of September 1999. The suit charges the tobacco marketers engaged in a conspiracy in violation of the Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations Act, asks the companies be forced to repay the money the federal government spent treating tobacco-caused illnesses.


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