1995 CE
It is found that some tobacco companies knew the harmful effects of their products.

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) publishes a series of articles describing the contents of secret documents from the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation indicating that the industry knew early on about the harmful effects of tobacco use and the addictive nature of nicotine.

Source: Goodman, Jordan (2005). Tobacco in History and Culture: An Encyclopedia. Thomson Gale.

Drugs: Tobacco
Regions: USA (United States of America)
Topics: Health and social problems