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Tobacco deal under fire

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Any global tobacco settlement has to take special account of past tobacco company targeting of minorities, the American Lung Association said today, urging the Clinton administration and Congress to reject the deal made by state attorneys general with U.S. tobacco companies. The association said it instead supports a proposal from a commission headed by former Food & Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler and former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. This proposal includes the same advertising rules as those offered by the attorneys general, but would impose far greater penalties. U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D., Ga.) said any settlement should require specific anti-tobacco ads directed at minority communities.

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