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Tobacco and Healthcare Issues in Litigation

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Please help regarding the public policy implications of the government suing the tobacco industry. Also, the roles of the government vis-à-vis the scope and function of public health.

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Problem: I need help regarding the public policy implications of the government suing the tobacco industry. Also, the roles of the government vis-à-vis the scope and function of public health.

The public policy implications that occur when governments sue Big Tobacco entail a change in how the public's health is impacted as suits have forced labelling of health warnings such as cancer, higher prices because of increased regulation, and the prevention of advertising to children. These implications along with others that emanate from a lawsuit against the tobacco ...

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This solution explains the implications in health and economics of the government suing the tobacco industry for their products causing a strain on healthcare.

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