Florida May Kick The Tar Out Of Tobacco

John French points out the titles lining the desk in his Tallahassee (Fla.) office: Julius Caesar, The Art of War, The Prince, to name a few. A Viking helmet rests on his coat tree. This is a man of war, a lobbyist who does battle for companies with big problems. Philip Morris Cos. is one of French's biggest clients--and now, the one with the biggest problem.

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