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Second opinion] I am a 67 yr old woman. I was born in 1950 to 2 smoking parents. At that time big tobacco was telling everyone that it was good for you. Of their 4 children two of us became smokers having started as infants sucking our thumbs. My brother and I are still addicted and it now costs $10. a pack.. Can you make big tobacco defray the costs?

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I will be happy to provide you with information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Unfortunately, while there had been some success when it comes to people who passed away or became gravely ill from smoking to sue and collect compensation from the tobacco company for their illness and/or death, there has not been any option or precedent where a smoker would be able to continue smoking and to obtain any compensation to cover their cost of smoking or to have their cost of tobacco products defrayed by the tobacco companies.

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