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'Light' Cigarette Lawsuit Could Gain Class-Action Status

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'Light' Cigarette Lawsuit Could Gain Class-Action Status

'Light' Cigarette Lawsuit Could Gain Class-Action Status

'Light' Cigarette Lawsuit Could Gain Class-Action Status

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NPR's Debbie Elliott reports that a New York lawsuit, alleging that makers of "light" cigarettes tricked customers into thinking there was a safer way to smoke, may gain national class-action status.