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?