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[New Zealand] Inside the gates at Big Tobacco's happy place

In the face of increasing pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists, the three main players in New Zealand's tobacco industry - British American Tobacco, Imperial and Philip Morris - are all still raking it in.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:09
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[Florida] Ill smoker's lawsuit set for trial in Hernando

On Monday, the 66-year-old Spring Hill resident will walk into the Hernando County Government Center, hoping a jury will find that the manufacturers of the cigarettes he smoked for years are partly to blame for his lung disease. Observers say Rizzuto vs.
St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 10, 2013 01:00
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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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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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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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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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[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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[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $1.5M In Engle Trial ($$)

The jury in Fort Lauderdale reached the decision after about a day of deliberations. Philip Morris was 25 percent responsible for Virginia Varner's death, and Varner herself bears the other 75 percent of the blame, jurors found.
Law360
added Jul 20, 2016 10:04
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