Tobacco Industry Lawsuits

Attorney General Reno and Mr. Ogden told reporters that the Justice Department would file a lawsuit against tobacco companies for… read more

Attorney General Reno and Mr. Ogden told reporters that the Justice Department would file a lawsuit against tobacco companies for conspiring to defraud and mislead the public about the health effects of smoking. The suit accuses the tobacco industry of promoting biased research, wrongly asserting that nicotine was not addictive, and falsely denying that they were targeting their products to children. After their remarks they answered questions from the reporters. close

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  • Ogden, David W. Assistant Attorney General (Acting) Department of Justice->Civil Division
  • Reno, Janet Attorney General Department of Justice

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Tobacco Industry Lawsuits

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Program ID:
152285-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 1999
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 2007

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  • Sep 22, 1999 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 23, 1999 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 1999 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 2007 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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