TITLE

Insurers unlikely to sue or lower rates because of tobacco settlement

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Chuck
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
LAN: Life Association News;Aug97, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the group agreement proposed by major American cigarette manufacturers that would commit tobacco companies to finance educational and medical programs for children and current smokers. Restrictions on cigarette advertising; Settlements' goals in protecting companies from future class-action lawsuits; Elements of the deal; Advantages and disadvantages of settlement.
ACCESSION #
9710233962

 

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