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March 20, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1997 Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company became the first tobacco company to admit that cigarettes are addictive. The executives for Phillip Morris said that the people working for Liggett and Myers were obviously on … Continue reading

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August 22, 1990

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1990 angry smokers blocked a street in Moscow to protest the summer-long cigarette shortage. They would shout slogans for 5 minutes and then sit down and rest for an hour. They did that for … Continue reading

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March 17, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1995, a Federal judge allowed the lawsuit to continue that claimed that US tobacco makers knew nicotine was addictive and the tobacco companies manipulated the nicotine levels to keep smokers hooked. US tobacco makers … Continue reading

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