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Resource ID: #4536
Subject: Tobacco
Source: Washington Monthly
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Washington Monthly reports on a legal action against the United States Tobacco Company involving a contention that smokeless tobacco can cause cancer; though a defense lawyer had obtained thousands of pages of company documents showing what company executives knew about tobacco-related disease, the company won the suit based on "I don't know" and "I don't remember" testimony, October 1986.

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