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How Big Tobacco used bad science to avoid accountability — and set the blueprint for Big Oil

In 1994, seven industry giants appeared before the House of Representatives, but from Big Tobacco, not Big Oil. David Perry: It isn't a coincidence that when Big Oil tries to wash its hands of climate change, their remonstrations comes across as strikingly similar to the time when Big Tobacco lied about the dangers of nicotine. Perry: In both hearings, viewers got to see capitalism's dark underbelly, exposed in all of its ugliness.
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How Big Tobacco used bad science to avoid accountability — and set the blueprint for Big Oil

In October, chief executives from four of the world's most powerful Big Oil companies testified before Congress about climate change — a scene that was eerily reminiscent of something that happened in the spring of 1994. Then, seven industry giants appeared before the House of Representatives — but from Big Tobacco, not Big Oil. As the business titans withered under persistent questioning from Rep. Henry Waxman, a California Democrat, Americans …

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How Big Tobacco used bad science to avoid accountability — and set the blueprint for Big Oil

The Tobacco Industry ran so that Big Oil, anti-vaxxers and e-cigarette makers could fly

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