Big Tobacco’s Anti-tobacco Ads
SCRANTON -- New advertisements are appearing on television telling people to stop smoking, and they are paid for by the tobacco industry. These advertisements stem from a 1999 lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice under President Bill Clinton. After years of debate concerning the context of the ads, they'll now be aired on network television and placed in newspapers. The big question: will the ads that seem pretty vague, be effective?
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