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Subject: JT Direct: Bush Officials Undermined Tobacco Racketeering
Case, Lead Lawyer Says
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 10:58:09 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* March 23, 2007
*Bush Officials Undermined Tobacco Racketeering Case, Lead Lawyer Says*
Bush administration political appointees interfered with the Justice
Department's racketeering case against the tobacco industry during the
trial's final weeks, the government's lead attorney says, undermining
the prosecution and asking witnesses to change their testimony.
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*Study Finds Low Doses of Alcohol Cause Tumor Growth*
Low concentrations of alcohol caused tumors to grow in lab mice by
increasing the growth factor in blood vessels, according to researchers
from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
*Tobacco Ingredient May Protect Against Parkinson's*
Smokers have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease than
nonsmokers, and the protective effects appear to decline when smokers
quit, according to researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health.
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METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE