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Big Tobacco Admits Harm

A Federal Court has ruled that Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Altria deliberately deceived the American public about the health effects of smoking, and has ordered those companies to make the following statements.

Addictiveness of Smoking & Nicotine

Adverse Health Effects of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

Adverse Health Effects of Smoking

Lack of Significant Health Benefit from Smoking

Manipulation of Cigarette Design and Composition to Ensure Optimum Nicotine Delivery