Will Cleaner Smokes Light Vector's Fire?

CEO Bennett LeBow explains why future profits lie in his goal to help people eventually quit via low-nicotine cigarettes called Quest

Bennett LeBow, CEO of tobacco company Vector Group (VGR ), has been shunned by his peers ever since he turned over internal company documents about the dangers of smoking to government investigators in the mid-1990s. His betrayal, an admission that cigarettes can cause cancer, wasn't entirely altruistic. As CEO of a small player in the cigarette business, LeBow was looking out for his own hide.

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