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Tobacco Conspiracy Drove Addiction That Ended in Smoker's Cancer Death, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Against R.J. Reynolds

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 18, 2017 11:06:16 PM

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 Orlando, FL—A Florida smoker who grew up in Kentucky's tobacco country was among generations of children targeted by the tobacco industry, leading to a decades-long nicotine addiction that ended in his cancer death, an attorney for the smoker’s family said as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds Monday. Hochreiter v. R. J. Reynolds, 2015CA003926.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Florida, Hochreiter v. R.J. Reynolds