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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] Jurors Award $240K, Find Smoker 98% Responsible for COPD in Trial Against Tobacco Giants

Jurors found James “J.R.” Ewing’s nicotine addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, but determined the disease did not cause Ewing’s death in 2009. And while jurors concluded R.J. Reynolds cigarettes were responsible for Ewing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 30, 2016 06:02
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Smoked! How Two Florida Crackers Took Down Big Tobacco

true underdog story about two old-school crackers (Harold Lewis And Florida Gov. Chiles) who took on the previously undefeated tobacco industry to win the precedent setting $18 billion dollar settlement (that saved Florida's budget after Hurricane Andrew)
Publishers Marketplace
added Nov 20, 2013 16:56
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[Florida] Tobacco Powerhouses Targeted Smoker as a Child, Lawyer Claims as Cancer Trial Opens

Attorneys battled over whether tobacco industry deception or a smoker’s own decisions caused her fatal lung cancer, as trial over the woman's death opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris Tuesday. Varner v. R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2016 01:57
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Win $17M Cancer Death Trial ($$)

A Florida jury on Tuesday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
Law360
added Jun 21, 2016 16:46
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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[Florida] Juries Need 'Addicted' Defined In Engle Cases, Judge Says ($$)

faulted himself for failing to define the term “addicted” for the jury in a tobacco product liability suit against Philip Morris USA Inc., vowing to never again make the same mistake when any of the thousands of related cases land before him. ..Carr expla
Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:19
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WEST/MARTEAU: Commentary on Casswell (2013): The commercial determinants of health - West [FREE FULL TEXT]

Reducing consumption requires re-thinking macro-economics to achieve prosperity without growth, a brave but vital initiative to curb the commercial determinants of health before the planet becomes too hostile to support human existence [7, 8].
Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
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[Canada] Day 236: What they knew, when they knew it and what they did with that knowledge

Lespérance opened his presentation by weaving together events in 1977 to show how the answers to these were woven together. This morning he took Justice Riordan back to what he saw as the beginning of the breach between the companies' knowledge and its ac
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:07
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New truth® Ad: Don’t Get Played by Flavored Tobacco Products

a new truth ad has another important message: The battle isn’t just about cigarettes. With the warning “Don’t get played while they get paid,” the ad informs young people that other tobacco products, such as hookah and little cigars, are also addictive a
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
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