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Small Tobacco Firms Cry Fowl

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Small Tobacco Firms Cry Fowl

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Small Tobacco Firms Cry Fowl

Small Tobacco Firms Cry Fowl

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Some states require smaller tobacco companies to set aside money for potential lawsuits. So the cigarette makers have been forced to raise their prices or move sales to other states. The smaller companies argue they're being penalized to protect the market share of big tobacco. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.