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[Florida] $35 Million Awarded to Smoker in Engle Tobacco Case

Richard Boatright, a 61-year-old man who began smoking at the age of 12, is one of thousands of plaintiffs who were a part of the first-ever smokers’ class action case Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc.
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:44
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[Tennessee] Local Lieff Cabraser attorneys hit $27M verdict in Florida tobacco case

The 14 cents tacked onto the award — which included approximately $20.76 million in punitive damages — represented the age at which plaintiff Judith Berger began smoking. By age 16, she had a pack-a-day habit. Berger and her now-deceased twin sister deve
NashvillePost.com
added Sep 20, 2014 13:36
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FDA plan to regulate cigars, other tobacco products could jeopardize Black & Mild brand name

In a filing made public Monday, Richmond-based Altria Group Inc., which owns Black & Mild maker John Middleton Co., voiced concerns that the proposal may force them to abandon or change the brand name. The company argues the brand name isn't intended to
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 11, 2014 15:08
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Philip Morris Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

Results were driven by favorable pricing and volume mix as well as strong performance in Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, and the European region.
NASDAQ
added Jun 27, 2012 15:32
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Punitives After $10M Engle Verdict ($$)

The husband of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Monday to award punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., adding to a $10 million compensatory verdict awarded last week, saying the companies conspir
Law360
added Dec 22, 2015 04:53
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[Florida] 94-year-old Delray man takes suit against cigarette-makers to trial

Shulman survived 20 years since he was diagnosed with bladder cancer his urologist blames on a more than three-decade one-pack-a-day habit. More surprisingly, he survived long enough to be in court to watch his claims against cigarette giants R.J. Reynold
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 27, 2015 09:20
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[Korea - South] Tobacco Companies Terminating Unpopular Products after Price Hike

British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea...decided to stop sales of Lucky Strike, one of its oldest brands, in order to focus on sales of other products such as Dunhill and Kent. ... Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea is also planning to end sales of it
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:41
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National Restaurant Association

the tobacco industry often used groups such as the NRA to act as fronts for tobacco interests.[45] For instance, in 2000, Philip Morris sent a letter to the NRA regarding a program to create ventilated interiors instead of smoke-free restaurants. The lett
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Sep 6, 2013 12:14
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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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[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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