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Family of Late Baseball Superstar Gwynn Sues Tobacco Giant

The family of the late Major League Baseball superstar Tony Gwynn is suing tobacco giant Altria, alleging the company enticed him into taking up the dip tobacco habit, causing the cancer that killed him at age 54. The lawsuit, filed Monday in Superior Court in San Diego, California, alleges negligence, product liability and fraud for selling a product Altria knew was dangerous and failing to warn users. Dip tobacco is generally sold in a small pouch or can and is held in the mouth...

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