Canadians suing over cigarette-related fires

Sibbald, Barbara
July 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/11/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 1, p73
Academic Journal
Reports on a Canadian class-action lawsuit alleging that cigarettes sold by Imperial Tobacco Ltd., Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., and JTI-MacDonald Inc. are defective because they fail to provide reasonable protection against house fires. Description of fire-safe cigarettes; Reason that manufacturers are reluctant to produce fire-safe cigarettes.


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