Congress And Big Tobacco Need To Deal

The endgame for the tobacco industry is beginning. The startling confession from Liggett Group Inc. that, yes, tobacco is addictive and causes cancer and heart disease confirms what the public already believes. That Liggett intentionally marketed cigarettes to 14-year-olds, to hook them on nicotine years before the kids could legally buy them, is especially damning--and loathsome.

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