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[Florida] SANTOS V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. LIVETrial

In this Engle progeny tobacco suit, Rebecca Santos claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, fueling a nicotine addiction and leading to a smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 11, 2015 10:50
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Cleared in $15M Lung Cancer and COPD Suit

Jurors answered “no” to the initial questions of whether Fannie Collar, a smoker for 50 years according to her attorneys, was addicted to nicotine and whether that addiction caused her lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Collar, 81, w
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:03
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[Florida] $6.3M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit Slaps Philip Morris, Leads Engle Progeny Review for the Week of April 27

Jurors Friday afternoon awarded a smoker’s widow more than $6.3 million in her trial on damages for the lung cancer death of her husband....found Phillip Morris liable for $6.375 million in compensatory damages in the wrongful death suit, but declined to
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 2, 2015 11:06
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[South America/Caribbean] People work at export cigar factory in Dominican Republic

A woman packs cigars at an export cigar factory in Villa Gonzalez, Santiago province, Dominican Republic, on Feb. 19, 2015. Tobacco is the main agro-export product in Dominican Republic and the province of Santiago leads its production in the
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 21, 2015 23:01
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[Canada] City employees prohibited from smoking e-cigs in municipal buildings, vehicles

The city of Montreal has banned its employees from puffing on e-cigarettes inside city-owned buildings and vehicles. Employees received a notice Tuesday about the policy, saying e-cigarettes are considered to be the same as regular cigarettes and thus fa
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:25
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Oregon Could Allow Cities and Counties to Set Tobacco Taxes

Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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The Maker of the World's Finest Cigars has reached new heights yet again

Exceeding the current $1,250 price tag on Gurkha's His Majesty's Reserve, the new release will retail at $2,000 per stick, and be available in boxes of 10 cigars. Only 100 boxes will be released of this exclusive cigar that will be presented in an exquisi
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 12:47
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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[Canada] Bill banning flavoured tobacco still not law in Alberta

Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta is calling on the provincial government to proclaim a law banning the sale of flavoured tobacco. Bill 206 was passed in November but since it hasn't been proclaimed by cabinet, the sale of flavoured tobacco products is
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 18, 2014 12:43
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