Philip Morris Settles Cigarette Fire Suit

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Philip Morris agrees to pay $2 million to a Texas child who was badly burned in a fire allegedly started by a burning cigarette. The deal marks the first the time nation's largest cigarette maker has agreed to settle a smoking-related injury claim. Hear NPR's Debbie Elliott.



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