HC Deb 02 February 1971 vol 810 cc301-2W
43. Mr. Michael McNair-Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what investigations are being undertaken by his Department into the claims of some cigarette manufacturers to have produced a safe, non-cancer-inducing cigarette; and whether he will make a statement.

Sir K. Joseph

I am not aware that any cigarette manufacturer has made such a claim, though I am aware that work is in progress on the production of what is hoped will prove to be less dangerous smoking materials.

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