Will the Justice Department charge the seven major tobacco-company ceos with perjury for their testimony before Congress that nicotine is not addictive?
Spokesman for the Tobacco Institute
"Where does perjury enter in? There's no basis for it. They began their remarks with 'I believe.' You are allowed to express personal beliefs under oath."
Chairman, Coalition on Smoking or Health
"The executives said, 'I do not believe ... ' -- a very calculated legal tactic. They can say they were expressing their own personal opinion."
Staffer for antismoking Rep....