ruled Tuesday that tobacco companies must run advertisements that admit that they deceived cigarette smokers.
Each [advertisement] is to be prefaced by wording that the tobacco firms had "deliberately deceived the American public about the health effects of smoking".
I wonder if other courts will consider similar orders for the banks and stockbrokers and rating services and other charlatans who perpetrated equally unhealthy and sometimes fatal deceptions that led to a worldwide economic slump.
Maybe religions could be ordered to 'fess up as well.
Mind you, as a smoker and someone interested in spiritual persuasions, I am not holding my breath.
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