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Surgeon General's Report on Smoking

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Surgeon General's Report on Smoking

Surgeon General's Report on Smoking

Surgeon General's Report on Smoking

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On Jan. 11, 1964, the Surgeon General announced for the first time that smoking tobacco causes cancer. Join host NPR's Neal Conan and guests for a look back at that significant moment, and a look today at the success and failures at the state level to use money from tobacco settlements on smoking-prevention programs.

Guests:

Philip Hilts
*Former New York Times correspondent
*Author of Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business and One Hundred Years of Regulation

Cheryl Healton
*President and CEO of American Legacy Foundation

Kristin Collins
*Reporter, covering agriculture, for The News & Observer