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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Slammed With $9M Verdict In Engle Trial ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. with a total of $3 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny trial over a longtime smoker's lung cancer death, adding to a $6.1 million compensatory verdict awarded in the...
Law360
added Sep 24, 2016 15:06
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[Virginia] Altria and other companies settle 400 smoker lawsuits in Florida

Philip Morris has paid about $13.8 million in judgments in those Engle cases, according to the company’s annual report to shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The company said it will record a charge against its re
Richmond.com
added Feb 26, 2015 07:58
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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FORM 10-Q: Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation

Plaintiffs’ theories of recovery and the defenses raised in pending smoking and health, health care cost recovery and “Lights/Ultra Lights” cases are discussed below. The table below lists the number of certain tobacco-related cases pending in the United
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 30, 2014 12:08
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask 11th Circ. To Reverse $3M Punitive Award ($$)

said Cheryl Searcy, whose mother Carol LaSard died of smoking-related lung cancer, should not have been awarded punitive damages because she did not present evidence that LaSard in particular was damaged by the tobacco companies' alleged conspiracy to con
Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:09
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[China] In Marlboro country, smoking 'nurtures talent'

"Tobacco nurtures talent," says the slogan on the quadrangle wall at a school in Guang'an city, which is co-sponsored by the China Tobacco Corp and the Hope Project of the Communist Youth League.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:22
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[Indonesia] Crisis looms as industry lights up Asia

The west is winning the smoking war, but in our region, the fight has just begun.
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:33
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Philip Morris Int'l sells fewer cigarettes in 2Q, profit falls 4 percent despite higher prices

AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2012 15:00
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[Florida] Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, Avera & Smith and The Law Offices of John S. Kalil Win Damages of More Than $19 Million Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA Inc in Engle Progeny Case

The $19.38 million judgement includes nearly $6 million in compensatory damages and $13.5 million in punitive damages..."It's been a great privilege representing Mrs. Faricy Pardue," said Rod Smith, a Partner in the Gainesville-based Avera & Smith law fir
PR Newswire
added Dec 21, 2016 21:23
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