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Understanding Philip Morris’s pursuit of US government regulation of tobacco
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    Time for society to redefine "reasonable"

    An excellent PM documents review! Thanks!

    Allowing the tobacco industry to define "reasonable regulation," an industry whose economic survival will always depend upon finding new and creative ways to entice children and teens into permanent chemical enslavement, is like allowing Hitler to write health standards for dead camps.

    While awaiting fine-tuning of FDA regulatory bills, it's time for the U....

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