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“If the world is serious about knocking down consumption by one-third, the only way to get there is significant increases in taxes,” Dr. Prabhat Jah, director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, said in an inter
Jan 2, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 2, 2014 08:46
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
Jul 7, 2012 Erie (PA) Times-News
added Jul 8, 2012 21:55
In 2013, Gloria Bowden of Clay County filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. On March 26, a jury in the 4th Judicial Circuit ruled in her favor, reaching a $5 million v
Apr 16, 2014 Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 16, 2014 21:34
Customs officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have encountered largescale smuggling of the famous Gudang Garam brand of cigarettes over the last few days.
Jun 5, 2012 Asian Age (in)
added Jun 5, 2012 14:15
Florida law firm J. B. Harris PA sued Ice Legal PA on Monday in state court, accusing it of inducing a client to sign an illegal contract granting it exclusive representation in a multi-plaintiff Engle-progeny case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and ot
Nov 5, 2013 Law360
added Nov 7, 2013 03:33
[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
added Oct 8, 2013 04:13
[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
Florida has 2,000 to 3,000 suits that descended from the Rosenblatts' class action, compared to maybe 100 pending antitobacco suits in all other states combined. Blood is in the water.
Jun 22, 2014 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jun 22, 2014 20:47
Many smokers in Vancouver have gotten away with lighting up in public places by using electronic cigarettes, but that could change soon. Currently, there is no by-law restricting electronic, or e-cigarettes, in Vancouver but next week city council will
Sep 25, 2014 GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:53