The Smoking Files: Where There's Smoke There's Legislation

Number 12293
Subject Tobacco
Source Washington Post Magazine
State
Year 1995
Publication Date December 3, 1995
Summary The Post magazine found that a number of internal documents from the Washington office of Phillip Morris Cos. Inc. have turned up at the Houston office of a small anti-smoking doctor's group called Doctors Ought to Care through anonymous sources. The documents are concerned with the company's struggle to prevent the government from legislating or regulating cigarettes out of profitable existence. The article provides unusual insight into the lobbying methods, campaign funding, policy priorities and advocacy of leading company in the American tobacco industry. Article includes actual text of memos. (Dec. 3, 1995)
Category General
Pages 11
Keywords Mintz
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