Holding Tobacco Companies Accountable for Deceptive Ads (2017)

Author: Roy S. Herbst

Tobacco companies are finally telling the truth about their deadly products, but only because they’ve been forced to do so.

The relationship between cigarette smoking and lung cancer was first brought to the public’s attention more than 50 years ago, when the U.S. Surgeon General’s report on “Smoking and Health” was published. However, tobacco companies are finally telling the truth about their deadly products, thanks to a 2006 court order that they spent more than a decade trying to overturn.

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