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[Florida] Plaintiff’s Attorney in Tobacco Suit: Reynolds’s “Outrageous Conduct” Killed Andrew Haliburton

Willie Gary, representing Dorothy Haliburton in her wrongful death suit against R.J. Reynolds, says Reynolds lied for years about the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes. Dorothy Haliburton is suing Reynolds, claiming Andrew Haliburton’s nicotine add
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:05
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco activists for ban on Marlboro campaign

Anti-tobacco campaigners have demanded immediate stoppage of advertising and promotional campaigns by the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris ... advocacy organization Progga protested the luxuries rock city concert 'road to rock nation' through
Financial Express (bd)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:50
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[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds, sports fields

It will soon be illegal to smoke on patios, playgrounds and public sports fields in Ontario. The provincial government said Friday it is enacting regulatory changes to make good on previously announced tobacco control measures. The changes take effect o
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 08:37
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Counsel Debate Illness and Damages As Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit Goes to the Jury

Paul suffered from a smoking-related respiratory disease for 20 years, including the last half-decade of his life that “bordered on the horrific,” Baum’s attorney told jurors in closing arguments before asking for up to $24.9 million in compensatory damag
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2014 14:52
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[Florida] Cooper v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Hung Jury - Mistrial / defendant tobacco companies, including R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris, and Liggett, argue that Cooper's larynx cancer did not "manifest" itself prior to the cut-off date to fall within Engle.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:13
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Shift to pipe tobacco, large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue... which will be the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday
CNBC
added Jul 28, 2014 22:56
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[North Carolina] Another player emerges in possible RJR, Lorillard merger

a potential fourth party — one with a trans-Atlantic presence — that may be required for Reynolds American to pull off a rumored purchase of Greensboro-based Lorillard.... Overshadowing any possible deal is the 42 percent ownership stake British American
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 1, 2014 11:29
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] First 'smoking-free' Saudi city: Taif

A Saudi city banned sale of cigarettes and other types of tobacco at all shops as part of plan to become a "smoking free" town. The southern town of Taif told all its shops and supermarkets to refrain from selling all types of tobacco and warned violato
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:19
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[Mongolia] L.Erdenechimeg: Law on tobacco control to be tightened

Member of Parliament L.Erdenechimeg initiated and submitted for approval a law on tobacco control. The law has been implemented for a year and evaluations were made on the performance of the law. MP L.Erdenechimeg provided more information about its per
UB Post (mn)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:17
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