Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic
A Time Line in Four Parts
Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic, Part 3: 1986–1999
Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network have partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking pandemic. Part 3 highlights a period of regulation and legislation against the tobacco industry, and litigation in the form of class action and state lawsuits.
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