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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41
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Trial Aces: Lieff Cabraser's Richard Heimann ($$)

Heimann supervised the firm's prosecution of the tobacco industry in the 1990s, meticulously crafting a three-pronged approach to tearing down a mighty tobacco industry accused of downplaying the links between smoking and disease. Helping establish the
Law360
added Aug 31, 2015 20:51
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[Florida] JUDGE CARR ORDER in BERGER (PDF) [FULL FREE TEXT]

While reviewing proposals for my initial charge, I noted that plaintiff’s having been addicted “is a core issue in the case, and I'm troubled simply leaving [the jurors] uninstructed on what the law calls 'addiction.'"
Law360
added Nov 8, 2014 20:34
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[Florida] THOMAS V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:10
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[Florida] LAWRENCE V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer's concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2017 02:29
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[Florida] Jurors Hit RJR with $3M Compensatory Verdict, Deadlock on Punitives in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer

A day after awarding $3 million in compensatory damages for the role R.J. Reynolds played in the lung cancer death of a 46-year-old smoker, Florida state court jurors Wednesday declared themselves at an impasse over punitive damages, forcing a mistrial in
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:10
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HERNANDEZ: Why The Florida Supreme Court Shouldn't Undo Daubert

There have also been significant and noteworthy trial court orders addressing Daubert...judge entirely excluded an addiction expert in a tobacco litigation matter. See Wendel v. R.J. Reynolds...finding the expert was unqualified to opine on nicotine addic
Law360
added Jul 16, 2016 01:43
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
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[Canada] Day 223: An additional round on additives

From his first job as a technician at its then newly-established facility to make reconstituted tobacco, Mr. Sinclair was steadily promoted, eventually being put in charge of all of ITL's consolidated manufacturing facilities in western Ontario. (Not lo
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:18
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