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From Litigation to Legislation in Tobacco Politics: The Surrender of Philip Morris
Martha Derthick asks why it was possible for Congress to enact regulation of tobacco manufacture in 2009 after many years of indulging the industry. She finds the explanation in the rise of opposition to the industry in the Democratic Party and the embrace of regulation by Philip Morris, the major manufacturer, which was seeking safety and stability after repeated assaults from an array of public and private actors in legislatures, courts, and the media.
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