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Professor Krauss provides commentary on the ongoing federal lawsuit against tobacco companies

Professor Michael Krauss provided commentary on the ongoing federal lawsuit against tobacco companies in a June article in The Washington Times.

Snuff out this silly suit, The Washington Times, June 23, 2005. By Michael I. Krauss.

Excerpt:
" The federal tobacco suit is reported to have cost more than $135 million to prepare and prosecute. From the beginning, it was never more than a thinly veiled quest for billions in federal revenue President Clinton was unable to obtain through constitutional taxation. It epitomizes regulation by litigation, which President Bush campaigned to dismantle."

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