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Re: Cough, cough, hack, hack (marginal Audi comment)CDN version
Graydon D. Stuckey wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Shaun D. Mullen wrote:
> As reported in the Friday 4/18 Boston Globe, the cigarette manufacturers hammering out a settlement with U.S. attorneys general have thrown in the towel and agreed to remove all advertising from, among other things, all venues and vehicles in U.S. events (read F1, NASCAR, and so on), and> stop endorsing such events.
> This sounds so ridiculous, that I might guess it was an April fools joke> if it were a couple weeks earlier. I can't see them throwing the towel> that easily - not in America, the land of the free! That will be very> bad for motorsports, unless the tobacco guys find a different way to> support/advertise the racing industry.
> Graydon D. Stuckey
The Canadian version of this just past final passing in
parliament, with promises to ease the transition from tobacco
Advertisting support to other Advertisers.
I hope we don't lose the F1 event in Montreal....
"I think animal testing is a terrible idea;
They get all nervous and give the wrong answers."