Back in the heyday, eh?
REALLY, Rrrrrachel. Don't you ever admit when you are wrong?
This was only 5 months ago: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505123_162-57555099/judge-orders-tobacco-companies-to-say-they-lied/
Judge Orders Tobbaco Companies to Say They Lied
"Each corrective ad is to be prefaced by a statement that a federal court has concluded that the defendant tobacco companies "deliberately deceived the American public about the health effects of smoking."
Gee. Do we know any other companies that have deliberately deceived the American public about health effects??
"The corrective statements are part of a case the government brought in 1999 under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations. Kessler ruled in that case in 2006 that the nation's largest cigarette makers concealed the dangers of smoking for decades…"
Only 19 years ago, the CEOs of the 7 largest tobacco manufacturers swore before US Congress that nicotine is not addictive: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQUNk5meJHs
Anybody reminded of the recent Congressional Hearings on autism?? Watch Colleen Boyle try to get out of answering the questions. (I guess that's better than outright lying--or is it?)
How about the 3:00 mark from the 2002 Congressional Hearings? Watch Dr. Karen Midthun try to get out of answering the questions.