Tobacco Cos. Look To Nix COPD Suit Decades After Diagnosis

By Julie Manganis (February 23, 2024, 7:14 PM EST) -- Tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris asked a Massachusetts state judge on Friday to end a wrongful death lawsuit brought decades after a woman's COPD diagnosis and nearly three years after her death, pointing to a state high court ruling last summer that affirmed strict time limits for such claims....

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