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    What are the public policy implications that would come about if the government sued the tobacco industry? Discuss the different roles of the government and whether or not they should be a party involved in a lawsuit targeting the tobacco industry.

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    I think that the public policy implications of the government suing the tobacco industry would seem to set a precedent in which the government is taking on legal actions that should be the responsibility of private citizens and private organizations.

    This is due to the fact that the individuals that are suffering from smoking-related illnesses typically chose to smoke the cigarettes and ...

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    This solution discusses the public policy implications if the government were to sue the tobacco industry, and whether or not these implications are enough to prevent the government being a party involved in a lawsuit that targets the tobacco industry.