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JAPAN Tobacco (JT), the world’s third largest tobacco manufacturer has signed a contract with 7,000 Zambian tobacco farmers for the supply of raw tobacco to that country. Speaking during a question and answer session when President Sata met Japanese bus
Oct 13, 2012 Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
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A Florida appeals court has upheld a $37 million judgment against Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case brought by a smoker who claimed cigarettes caused her emphysema, saying a trial judge properly refused to overturn a jury's verdict against t
Jun 28, 2012 Law360
added Jul 3, 2012 01:44
Philip Morris USA, Inc. (PM USA) appeals the final judgment, awarding appellee, Lucinda Naugle, $36,760,500 . . . PM USA raises five issues on appeal. We reject each of appellant's contentions of error and affirm the judgment in its entirety.
Jun 22, 2012 Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 3, 2012 01:58
Myanmar has nine cigarette and tobacco-product factories, with Rothmans of Pall-Mall Myanmar Pte. Ltd. controlling 85 percent of the official cigarette market. Black market brands, however, are so prevalent that they are sold at supermarkets. Two new fac
Feb 26, 2013 Eleven (mm)
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Leaves door open for additional lawsuits in Florida
Nov 26, 2012 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:54
An 84-year-old widow who founded Love’s Flower Shop in downtown West Palm Beach this week failed to persuade a jury that tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds was responsible for the 1993 lung cancer death of her husband.
Sep 20, 2012 Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 20, 2012 17:47
Such was the case with the firm's involvement in so-called Engle cases ... Cabraser had been through legal scraps with the tobacco industry before, having played a central role in the preparation of the landmark Costano class action in the 1990s. “It's
Oct 15, 2013 Law360
added Oct 17, 2013 07:31
[Florida] Appeals court overturns tobacco settlement due to Duval judge's 'critical misunderstanding'
ruled that a Duval County judge used flawed logic in 2011 when awarding a Jacksonville family nearly $15 million ... there has to be evidence that “addiction was the legal cause” of a disease, which the 1st District Court of Appeal said was not the case w
May 20, 2013 Florida Times-Union
added May 20, 2013 09:11
President Obama signed a part of the Highway Transportation Bill . . . So Alexander and other owners across the country found a loophole with the help of lawyers, changing the store fronts from retail locations to Private Member Only Clubs.
Sep 14, 2012 KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:40
[Florida] Philip Morris USA Remains Committed to Defending Engle Cases Following U.S. Supreme Court Decision
“Although we are disappointed by the decision, we will continue to challenge the constitutionality of these trials as appropriate,” added Garnick. “Even under the current rulings, we have demonstrated our ability to manage these cases over the last five
Oct 7, 2013 Business Wire
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