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    Re: Cigarette smoking and benzene exposure

    Posted by Betty on 3/10/10

    On 12/10/09, Cherie wrote:
    > I grew up 1.5 miles from a chemical plant who is know to
    > associated with benzene, then spent approx 17 years in the
    > dry cleaning business where I was exposed to tons of
    > chemicals. Now that I developed non hodgkin's lymphoma, I
    > can't get compensation because I smoke? I know there is
    > benzene in cigarette smoke, but if they know it causes
    > disease, WHY is it still in cigarettes?
    Do you still smoke and if not how long ago did you quit?

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