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Litigation against US tobacco companies

Suzanne Thorpe (Suzanne Thorpe (s‐thor@tc.umn.edu) is Assistant Director for Faculty and Public Services, University of Minnesota Law Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.)

Reference Services Review

ISSN: 0090-7324

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

Abstract

Briefly highlights the history of litigation against tobacco companies in the USA. Introduces the legal issues brought before the courts, the parties involved and the outcome of significant cases. This overview is followed by a guide to relevant legal research tools that are useful for exploring tobacco litigation in depth.

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Thorpe, S. (2000), "Litigation against US tobacco companies", Reference Services Review, Vol. 28 No. 1, pp. 24-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/00907320010313759

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