Tobacco Settlement and Public Health

Participants discussed the proposed settlement between state attorneys general and several tobacco companies. Mr. Brandt focused… read more

Participants discussed the proposed settlement between state attorneys general and several tobacco companies. Mr. Brandt focused on the change in public attitude from smoker responsibility to tobacco company responsibility. Attorney General Blumenthal focused on the reasons for the settlement. Mr. Koh spoke about the shortcomings of the settlement, including insufficient FDA regulation of nicotine and penalties for not meeting teen smoking reduction goals. After their presentations, they took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
96294-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 1997
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 1997

Airing Details

  • Dec 24, 1997 | 2:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 1997 | 5:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 1997 | 4:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 1997 | 7:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 1997 | 1:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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