Table 4

 Cases where the defendant argued cigarettes (or smokeless tobacco) were not responsible for plaintiff’s cancer

Case NameNot defendant’s productOutcome (plaintiff)
Marsee v. US TobaccoYoung age, short duration of use, snuff use did not coincide with location of oral cancerLoss
Mehlman v. Philip Morris IncHad stopped smoking at least 20 years agoLoss
Tompkin v. American Brands IncDid not smoke heavily or for extended time. Had stopped smoking 27 years agoLoss