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More importantly, the general public knew little of the growing body of statistics.
That changed in 1952, when Reader's Digest published "Cancer by the Carton," an article detailing the dangers of smoking. tobacco companies had formed the Tobacco Industry Research Council to counter the growing health concerns.
The tobacco industry has been on the run -- albeit profitably -- ever since.
In 1965, Congress passed the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act requiring the surgeon general's warnings on all cigarette packages. In 1990, smoking was banned on all interstate buses and all domestic airline flights lasting six hours or less.
In 1994, Mississippi filed the first of 22 state lawsuits seeking to recoup millions of dollars from tobacco companies for smokers' Medicaid bills.