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[Florida] Sikes v. R.J. Reynolds

This proceeding is currently in progress. Click on a session below to view video.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 20, 2012 08:14
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Florida law would limit jury awards in tobacco lawsuits

“If you end up suing tobacco, call it $10 million on 4,000 cases, they’ve already paid billions of dollars. They’re going to go out of business.”... “I got involved because I think it’s the right thing to do,”...records show that Richter received about $
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2015 11:09
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[Canada] Contraband cigarette case back in court

Buffalo and Dickson will be defending themselves against charges of storing tobacco products that were not marked for legal sale in Alberta and for possessing more than 1,000 cigarettes.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:02
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Rise of e-cigarettes sparks tobacco industry plans

Will e-cigarettes be taxed like regular cigarettes and face the same marketing restrictions or be treated as a safer alternative for smokers that should be encouraged? Tobacco manufacturers are banking on the latter. The third-largest tobacco organizat
PR Week US
added Oct 29, 2013 16:18
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[Canada] Tobacco litigation languishes as industry wins battle over privilege

The court has struck portions of the Ontario government’s statement of claim in its ongoing $50-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry because it may not use statements made to House of Commons committees in either a civil action or criminal prosec
Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2014 11:03
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[Canada] Ontario Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Will Lead to More Illegal Cigarettes

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) said that the Ontario budget's tax increase on tobacco products, despite the proposed introduction of new anti-contraband measures, will only make the province's massive illegal cigarette problem worse
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 5, 2014 20:34
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[Florida] Hernando County jury awards ex-smoker almost $12.6 million

John Rizzuto waited six years to get his day in court. He sat through two weeks of testimony and trial. And, finally, he spent six agonizing hours waiting for a jury to determine whether the makers of the cigarettes he smoked for decades were partially to
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Aug 25, 2013 09:01
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[Florida] 4th DCA Reverses Award In Broward Tobacco Case ($$)

A Broward County tobacco smoker case was reversed in part by the Fourth District Court of Appeal because the tobacco company defendants were entitled to a reduction of damages assessed for loss on companionship.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jun 14, 2013 14:05
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[Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Zim hosts tobacco growers’ indaba

Zimbabwe is hosting the International Tobacco Growers’ Association Africa meeting which starts in Harare today. More than 20 delegates from member countries - Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania - are expected to atten
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:45
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[Canada] Hookah use banned in Toronto starting April 1

Just three councillors voted against the ban. "In Vancouver, the whole city is smoking," said Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti. Coun. Jim Karygiannis moved a motion, proposing a new "hookah lounge" category that would permit licensed establishments to sell only
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:34
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