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Tobacco settlement reached

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Ad restrictions that would be the most severe ever imposed on legal American products would be accepted by the tobacco industry under a $360 billion settlement announced Friday. The agreement must still be approved by Congress where passage is uncertain.

The restrictions would include a ban on Joe Camel and the Marlboro Man, as well as all outdoor advertising for tobacco. The deal also bars sponsorships under brand names and promotional programs.

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