Tobacco Regs

NPR's Debbie Elliott reports the tobacco industry seems to be changing its tune and appears prepared to accept some form of government regulation on the making and selling of its products. For years, the cigarette makers fought government efforts to give the Food and Drug Administration oversight over the tobacco industry. Now, Phillip Morris, the nation's leading cigarette maker is supporting some "reasonable" government oversight.



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