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[Florida] Top 10 Civil Justice Stories of 2014

6. Philip Morris Ordered to Pay $26 Million in Tobacco Lawsuit / Why It’s Big... / What Did We Learn? The tobacco industry, despite its vast war chest, is beatable in court, especially when it comes to the deceptive marketing practices employed by the in
The Legal Examiner
added Dec 31, 2014 16:42
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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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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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[Florida] $6.3M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit Slaps Philip Morris, Leads Engle Progeny Review for the Week of April 27

Jurors Friday afternoon awarded a smoker’s widow more than $6.3 million in her trial on damages for the lung cancer death of her husband....found Phillip Morris liable for $6.375 million in compensatory damages in the wrongful death suit, but declined to
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 2, 2015 11:06
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Russia's recession is so bad it's changing people's smoking habits

"The decline in cigarette industry volume accelerated to 4.2% in the quarter resulting in a June year-to-date decrease of 6.5%. We now expect a full year decline towards the lower end of our 8% to 10% forecast range," said Jacek Olczak, CFO of Phillip Mo
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2015 16:09
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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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[Florida] Jury Foreman In Jim Naugle's Sister's Smoking Case Questioned

Former Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, who is pursuing his late sister's smoking case against Philip Morris USA Inc., failed Wednesday to prevent the questioning of a jury foreman on a panel that produced an $11.2 million verdict.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:01
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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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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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