U.S. Appeals Court: Tobacco Companies Lied

A federal court Friday agreed with the major elements of a 2006 landmark ruling that found the nation's top tobacco companies guilty of racketeering and fraud for deceiving the public about the dangers of smoking. The appellate court's ruling affirms a lower court judgment that found cigarette companies engaged in a broad conspiracy to commit fraud against the American people. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found that tobacco companies' own research showed nicotine was...Full Story
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