St. Louis-area tobacco b.illboards come down

St. Louis-area tobacco b.illboards come down

SLP99030303 - 03 MARCH 1999 - FERGUSON, MISSOURI, USA: Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon tells how the state will remove billboards that contain advertising regarding smoking, In front of the first to be removed in north St. Louis County, March 3. The removal is part of an unprecedented $6.7 billion settlement reached by Nixon with the tobacco industry in November. Standing with Nixon is B.T. Rice, head of the St. Louis Clergy Coalition. iw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI