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Widow of Chain Smoker Awarded $23 Billion in Punitive Damages

A widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer has been awarded more than $23 billion in punitive damages by a Florida jury. The woman sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, claiming the company conspired to conceal cigarettes’ health dangers and addictive nature.

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Smokers Have Two to Four Times Higher Risk for Suicide: Study

A new study finds smokers are two to four times more likely than nonsmokers to commit suicide. State public health interventions such as indoor smoking bans and cigarette taxes could reduce suicide rates by as much as 15 percent, the researchers say.

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