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Minnesota Vs. Big Tobacco

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Minnesota Vs. Big Tobacco

Minnesota Vs. Big Tobacco

Minnesota Vs. Big Tobacco

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on opening arguments of the state of Minnesota's lawsuit against tobacco companies. The state has gathered millions of documents to show that manufacturers hid data, knowingly manipulated nicotine levels, and marketed cigarettes to minors...all of which increased the state's Medicare costs. The companies claim that smokers know the health risks of tobacco, so makers hsould not be held responsible.

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