Published in Cancer Weekly, October 28th, 1996
The memo from T.W. Kidd, British-American Tobacco Co. Ltd., parent of the U.S. maker of Kools and Lucky Strikes, said acknowledging that cigarettes can cause cancer would put tobacco companies in a more credible position to defend smoking, promote "safer" cigarettes, and sell in developing countries.
"We will come to be judged alongside the liquor industry as being socially responsible, in that we acknowledge our products can be harmful in excess, and we show due care in warning against...
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