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Tobacco Giant Requests FDA Oversight

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Tobacco Giant Requests FDA Oversight

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Altria, the nation's largest tobacco company, is lobbying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate cigarette manufacturing. Competitors question Altria's motives, but anti-smoking activists want the regulation, regardless of support in the tobacco industry. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.

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