Marlboro Lights Class Action Settlement (Massachusetts Only)

Class Eligibility

You are a class member if during any portion of the time period from November 25, 1994 to November 25, 1998, you were (a) a resident of Massachusetts who purchased Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Massachusetts, or (b) a resident of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island or Vermont who regularly purchased Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Massachusetts.

Estimated Amount


The total amount will vary based on the number of valid claims

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Thomas Geanacopoulos v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.
Civil Action No. 98-6002-BLS1
Massachusetts Superior Court

Case Summary

Plaintiffs brought this class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA in 1998, claiming that Philip Morris violated the Massachusetts consumer protection law by falsely representing that Marlboro Lights were less harmful and delivered lower tar and nicotine than Regular Marlboros, when that was not the case.

Settlement Pool





Massachusetts Marlboro Lights Settlement

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P.O. Box 2003

Chanhassen, MN 55317-2003

(844) 836-3605