Headlines Tagged with Addiction — 2,621 headlines found
A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Jun 13, 2013 Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37
The punitive verdict comes after jurors awarded $10.5 million in compensatory damages to widow Barbara Jean Johnston — exactly what she had requested. The punitive damages award came in just shy of the $15 million that she had asked for.
Nov 3, 2016 Law360
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17
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
Aug 17, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
Keith Mitnick tells jurors that Patricia Dawn Allen’s addiction to cigarettes was a cause of her fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mitnick represents Andy Allen, who is suing tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming thei
Dec 2, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2014 20:26
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].
Mar 21, 2013 Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
The grizzled gravedigger in a prior quit-smoking ad by ClearWay Minnesota is back, this time in a freaky roller-coaster ad designed to scare kids and teens about the addictive dangers of smoking. The ad hits the airwaves today.
Nov 12, 2012 Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2012 17:10
Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.
Mar 20, 2017 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 22, 2017 01:03
Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
Mar 18, 2015 Law360
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21
Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds... The six-member panel ultimately rejected the contention that Owens was addicted to cigarettes and that it led to her cancer.... Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Opening statements are expected Monday morning in the retrial of this
Sep 12, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:58
found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that his lung cancer and death were the result of his addiction (Phyllis Jones v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Aug 24, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2017 20:10