US to start airing court-ordered anti-smoking adverts

Despite several members of the Trump administration having supported the tobacco lobby, court-ordered radio and TV ads highlighting the dangers of smoking debut in the United States this weekend.

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    Smoking advertisements will return to US airwaves on Sunday after being banned for the past 46 years.

    But it's not the choice of "Big Tobacco".

    The ads are court-ordered to warn of the dangers of smoking after a federal judge found the tobacco industry had deceived the public for years.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Ritansi reports.


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