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Maybe Engle Cases is an extreme example, but the problem this litigation exemplifies - massive solicitation of would-be plaintiffs, combined with utter disregard of pre-filing obligations such as Rule 11 - is present in just about every mass tort
Sep 11, 2014 Drug and Device Law (blog)
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[South Africa] Altria Group Could Receive A Multi-Billion Dollar Payoff As SABMiller Plc Is In Play Once Again
Altria's stake in SABMiller is worth around 30% or Altria's market cap. SABMiller is once again in play and the company could be taken over. Altria will benefit no matter what course of action SAB takes.
Sep 15, 2014 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Sep 16, 2014 00:09
the acceptance of American Heart Association AHA to use e-cigarettes in the process of giving up smoking could provide uplift to the product's demand. In the quest to achieve a mark in this growing market, Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI) has recently ac
Sep 14, 2014 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Sep 16, 2014 00:07
Although e-cigarettes offer a nicer package and the promise of a technological advance, parents, in particular, should be wary of efforts to market them as new, improved nicotine-delivery systems. They're still cigarettes and represent all the dangers o
Sep 14, 2014 Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 15, 2014 22:14
Florida Supreme Court has refused to review Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s appeal of a $45 million jury verdict in a wrongful death suit lawsuit filed by the wife of a man who died from lung cancer caused by 40 years of smoking cigarettes.
Sep 11, 2014 Law360
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Four online companies cited for selling regulated tobacco products to minors.
Sep 11, 2014 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 15, 2014 21:28
celebrities who told tearful personal stories probably didn’t know that a portion of the money raised by Stand Up To Cancer has come from the manufacture, sale, and advertising of cigarettes....medical writers missed a good story. And if we don't raise qu
Sep 12, 2014 Knight Science Journalism at MIT
added Sep 15, 2014 17:38
The trio identified by Blum is: SIEMENS, Safeway Foundation and the Steve Tisch Foundation... Instead of responding to specific questions, Kathleen Lobb, co-founder and spokesperson for SU2C, said in a statement to The Cancer Letter: "The mission of Sta
Sep 12, 2014 The Cancer Letter
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“Stand Up To Cancer” Not Standing Up to Cigarette Promoters; Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Alan Blum
“It is shameful,” Blum said, “that after decades of efforts to end the leading cause of cancer, the organizers of this cause would welcome the participation of manufacturers, promoters and sellers of cigarettes.”
Sep 15, 2014 The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2014 17:26
administration is recommending a series of amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance...will directly support and advance the Community Health Improvement Plan, which has a goal of making Worcester the healthiest city in New England.
Sep 15, 2014 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
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