March 17, 1995

On This Date in! 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 had claimed that the millions of dollars spent on research was solely for the purpose of improving the cigarettes flavor and smokeability.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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