FULL MEASURE: December 30, 2018 – The Tobacco War

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It’s been twenty years since the big tobacco settlement. The one that came after the nation’s cigarette makers got caught red handed in a decades-long cover-up of their products’ risks and addictive qualities. As part of their punishment, they agreed to pay hundreds of billions of dollars. But it turns out all that money didn’t go where you might have thought. And because of it, another battle is still, quietly being fought out in court all these years later. Today’s cover story is the forgotten tobacco war.
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