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[Europe, Malta] EU health commissioner ‘cannot comment’ on Mifsud-Dalli-Philip Morris allegations

Andriukaitis was unable to comment on recent allegations that Deputy Central Bank Governor Alfred Mifsud was paid by tobacco company Philip Morris to get close to former Health Commissioner John Dalli.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2016 20:04
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The Secret To Altria's Success

Altria's ability to influence regulators has allowed it to outperform the market over the past 30 years...you can ban the competition outright? This is what Altria is attempting to do, as these new regulations would put an abrupt halt on the progress e-c
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 26, 2016 20:01
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Jim Dey: High court extinguishes Illinois tobacco case

Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen Tillery said the court's action was "obviously disappointing" but that his investment of time and money was worth it. "... the case was socially significant and brought into public view facts that needed to be revealed," he sa
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52
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Florida Jury Finds Smoking Not Cause Of Engle Progeny Plaintiff’s Death ($$)

not responsible for the death of a woman whose husband and daughter claimed that she died from smoking cigarettes made by both companies (Leisa Mooney, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 2011-CA-40815, Fla. Cir., 11th Jud. Cir., Dade Co.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40
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D.C. Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal In Cigarette Sales Suit ($$)

affirmed a lower court order dismissing a complaint alleging that Philip Morris USA Inc. violated the terms of a contract by overcharging military exchanges for cigarettes because the transactions “creating an inference of fraud were publicly disclosed”
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40
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[Illinois] Supreme Court Officially Ends Price 'Light' Case

After 16 years, the Price v. Philip Morris Inc. “light” case has officially come to a close. On June 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court declined the plaintiffs’ petition to review a 2015 decision by the Illinois Supreme Court not to reinstate the original m
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39
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[Europe] High Court Gives Gov't License To Take RICO Claims Global ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday gave federal prosecutors wide latitude to bring global cases under a key organized crime-fighting statute even as it put up a roadblock for private plaintiffs who want to bring cases in U.S. courts about alleged criminal activity a
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:13
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Win $17M Cancer Death Trial ($$)

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 23, 2016 21:06
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $17M For Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury during closing arguments Monday to award him $17 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., saying the companies hid the dangers of smoki
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:06
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Philip Morris Sheds Military Cigs FCA Suit At DC Circ. ($$)

False Claims Act allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the military for cigarettes got no help Tuesday from the D.C. Circuit, which said the claims were based on publicly disclosed information and the would-be whistleblower was not an original source
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:03
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