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April 26, 2000 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Capping a bruising legal battle waged by cigarette makers in at least 10 courts, a federal magistrate in Los Angeles has ordered USC to give Philip Morris Cos. confidential data from a landmark health study on secondhand smoke. U.S. Magistrate Jeffrey W. Johnson gave university researchers 30 days to produce the raw data from the federally funded Fontham study, which served as a basis for the government's conclusion that secondhand smoke causes lung cancer.
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November 1, 2002 | From Reuters
The California Supreme Court sent a former smoker's suit against Philip Morris Cos. Inc. back to the appellate level for review. The move comes months after the court handed the tobacco industry a partial victory in a verdict that gave cigarette makers some protection from smoker lawsuits. The case going back to the appellate court was brought by Patricia Henley, who has inoperable lung cancer. She was awarded $1.
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