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[Florida] THE 2016 PLAINTIFFS' HOT LIST Motley Rice

Motley Rice founding member Joseph Rice also helped ink a $100 million settlement on Feb. 25, 2015, with Big Tobacco to resolve about 400 smoker cases pending in federal courts in Florida. It was the largest tobacco settlement in decades and spawned from
National Law Journal
added Mar 13, 2016 10:56
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[Canada] Head and neck cancers the focus of tobacco-free week

Tobacco-related cancers of the head and neck are in the spotlight this year as Quebec marks tobacco-free week. A television and social media campaign featuring people and families struggling with cancer end with a heavy tag line: "Smoking, suffering, dy
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 20:59
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE CASES: LIEFF CABRASER’S BRIEF CONCERNING MATTERS RAISED IN ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

We believe that we discharged ourselves in a highly professional and ethical manner and we are now confident that in the end we achieved what we set out to do. We do not believe that any investigation of our conduct is warranted. But if the Court sees
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:54
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Cleared Of $10M Liability In War Hero's Death ($$)

R.J. Reynolds escaped liability in an Engle progeny case after a man's family failed to prove he died of coronary artery disease to avoid losing the case on statute of limitations grounds.
Law360
added Nov 20, 2015 22:20
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[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45
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[Canada] City looks to ban smoking in public places

city council approved draft legislation aimed at banning all forms of smoking and use of vaporizers (such as electronic cigarettes, pipes or hookahs) from bus shelters, outdoor sports facilities, vehicles for hire, city-owned or leased facilities, parks a
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:16
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[Florida] VIDEO: LARKIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO LIVETrial

Larkin (personal representative of the estate of Carole Larkin) claims R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co concealed the dangers of smoking cigarettes, which fueled his wife Carole Larkin's addiction to nicotine and caused her fatal cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 1, 2015 15:37
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[Canada] Harper Government Implements Further Restrictions on Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

The changes follow the 2009 Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth Act, which banned the use of certain additives, including flavours like chocolate and bubble gum, in cigarettes, little cigars and blunt wraps, thereby making them less attract
Government of Canada (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 12:51
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[Canada] Could Facebook or Twitter help you quit smoking? Using social media to kick the habit means you're 'TWICE as likely to succeed'

After 3 months, 32% of people using social media-based support had quit This was compared to 14% of people given phone-based support Experts said social media sites are a good way of reaching people who may not use more traditional smoking cessation meth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 14:02
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[Florida] Counsel For Smoker's Addiction Win a $559,000 Verdict Over Tobacco Companies

Attorney Crane Johnstone with the Schlesinger Law Offices announced Friday, "The five week trial found three of the big four tobacco companies liable and the jury has awarded a partial verdict of $559,000 in past economic damages. Judge Thomas Lynch IV en
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2015 13:02
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