Friday, 2 August 2013
Tobacco company to pay $37.5 million fine
The money will go to the family of Laura Grossman, a mother of two who died in 1995 at the age of 38, roughly 23 years after she started smoking R.J. Reynold's 'Vantage' cigarettes. continue to see the company's brand
Grossman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1993. Attorneys for her family argued during the 20-day trial that she became addicted to 'Vantage' cigarettes at the young age of 15 because the company marketed them to youths.