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Feds Tell Big Tobacco to Run Ad Campaigns Saying They Lied


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The U.S. Justice Department wants big cigarette manufacturers to admit they lied about the dangers of smoking. This would force the industry to set up and pay for an advertising campaign apologizing for their past behavior, or face charges for contempt of court.

The move comes as part of a 12-year-old lawsuit against the tobacco industry. The government released 14 "corrective statements."


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