Hosansky, David
April 1996
New Republic;4/22/96, Vol. 214 Issue 17, p15
Offers a look at the challenges facing the tobacco industry in the U.S. as of April 1996. Government proposal to regulate nicotine as a drug; Allegations against cigarette makers that they ignored research efforts to make cigarettes safer; Lawsuits from several states to recover money in smoking-related health care costs; Importance of the crop immunity granted by the U.S. Congress on tobacco; Discussion on the issue of tobacco subsidy.


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