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Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Apr 29, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT: VECTOR GROUP LTD.

On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
MarketWired
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Can’t Remove Engle Fee Fight, Firms Say ($$)

Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 15:19
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day failed to stave off a $35 million verdict against its client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., landing the firm...
Law360
added Sep 18, 2015 12:26
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[Russia] Smokers Can Now Get Cigarettes With Their Mail

agreement reached between Russia's national mail service Russian Post and four tobacco companies—British American Tobacco, Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco—cigarettes will be sold in 30,000 post offices across the country.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 3, 2015 15:50
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While FDA’s Proposed e-Cigarette Rule is Pending, FTC Mulls Enforcement Action

Ahead of finalizing FDA’s tobacco products “deeming” rule, the FTC considers taking enforcement action against e-cigarette firms for violative advertising, marketing, and sales practices.
National Law Review
added Mar 25, 2015 18:47
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Ralph Ballard, et al., Appellees (PDF)

8 We remind the parties that “in post-Engle actions the focus should be on the individualized issues of legal causation, comparative fault, and damages, and not on relitigating the conduct elements of the claims . . . .”
Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:39
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[Europe] Over 30,000 previously confidential documents now public on LTDL

The breakdown is as follows: 30;046 Philip Morris documents - a majority of these were previously confidential and have now been released as 'public' 170 DATTA documents - depositions and trial transcripts from the latest Engle Progeny lawsuits 2 Brown &
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Mar 11, 2015 16:15
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