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[California] Calif. Appeals Court Backs $12.8M Philip Morris Verdict ($$)

A California appeals court on Tuesday upheld a verdict ordering Philip Morris USA Inc. to pay $12.8 million to the son of a man who died after smoking cigarettes for years, saying the trial court hadn't erred in its jury instructions on how to measure dam
Law360
added Jul 10, 2013 12:31
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[Ireland] Financial Times: Belarus supplies smuggled cigarettes in the UK

Cigarette factories in Belarus and Ukraine have also been pinpointed by customs officials as selling to criminal gangs, who smuggle them into the EU. Greece has become a popular route for tobacco smugglers recently as its borders are porous because of th
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Apr 18, 2013 12:16
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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[North Carolina] Blu eCigs brand has lost market share

almost a year after Vuse's national rollout in June 2014, it's clear Cameron wasn't just bragging. According to Nielsen data as of May 16, Vuse has a 35.7 percent U.S. market share as measured by all distribution channels for e-cigs. Vuse is available at
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 30, 2015 12:54
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[Cuba, USA, Florida] Philip Morris Aims To Undercut As Engle Plaintiff Rests Case ($$)

countered that Vila's cancer may have been caused by the human papilomarvirus, and has also argued that Vila, who was born in Cuba in 1954 and did not move to the United States until 1989, was not exposed to the advertising and statements that came out of
Law360
added Jan 17, 2015 08:10
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Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements (PDF) (15 MB)

Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 21, 2014 01:34
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Documents Show That Big Tobacco Has Been Interested In Pot For At Least 45 Years

With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18
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Tobacco industry once had high hopes for marijuana business

documents from tobacco company archives at UC San Francisco show that major companies in the cigarette industry investigated joining the marijuana business in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The companies were driven then by the same shift in public atti
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 5, 2014 11:11
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[Canada] Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift

Andre Calantzopoulos is out to convince you he hates smoking. A former pack-a-day smoker for years, he preaches a harm-reduction approach to ridding the world of cigarettes. And he believes that new electronic alternatives can play a big role in getting
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:20
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[Arkansas] $2M left in smoke suit cash

After paying out more than $20 million to over 20,000 former Marlboro Lights customers, a $45 million Arkansas settlement fund has $2.2 million left over, money that must be spent on public service. The settlement was paid last year to end a 14-year-old
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 4, 2017 12:10
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