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Author: Rob Davies, Guardian (UK)
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UK: Ex-tobacco salesman given free cigarettes as perk of job & suffering from cancer to sue British American Tobacco
Author: Jane Dalton, Independent (UK)
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Canada: Tobacco companies lose appeal in class action lawsuit by smokers about lack of warning re risks of smoking & ordered to pay CA$17 billion in damages
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