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March 2006

"[T]otal prohibition of smoking in the workplace strongly affects industry volume. Smokers facing these restrictions consume 11-15% less than average and quit at a rate that is 85% higher than average… Milder workplace restrictions, such as smoking only in designated areas have much less impact on quitting rates and very little effect on consumption."
-- Internal Memorandum from Philip Morris, Bates Nos. 2023914280/4284 (1992)

I. SECONDHAND SMOKE KILLS

II. VENTILATION IS NOT A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO GOING 100% SMOKEFREE

III. SMOKEFREE INDOOR AIR LAWS WORK


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