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SJC says tobacco firms can't blame smokers as defense

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / May 19, 2006

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The Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that cigarette makers cannot defend against personal-injury lawsuits by arguing that smokers should know the health risks of cigarettes and thus are responsible for harming themselves. (Full article: 1018 words)

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