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Florida jury awards husband damages in wife's smoking death

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 21 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:977
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    A widower was awarded $200000 (£142 000) damages in a court in Tampa, Florida, last week for the death from lung and colon cancer of his 62 year old wife in 1995.

    Mrs Suzanne Jones smoked a packet of Pall Mall, Winston, Vantage, or Carlton cigarettes every day …

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