Richard Harris Reports On This Week's Decision By Liggett,

the fifth largest tobacco company, to settle the lawsuit brought by 22 state attorneys general, seeking to recover medical costs of treating people with smoking related illnesses. Liggett agreed to pay 25-cent of its pre-tax profits over the next 25 years to settle claims. And it will cooperate in the suits against the four larger cigarette makers by providing previously secret documents and making current and former personnel available to testify.



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