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Heartland Institute And Tobacco

Led by president and CEO Joseph Bast, the Heartland Institute has a long and disgraceful track record of misleading the public . . . Heartland's scientifically and morally indefensible advocacy on smoking is no surprise given that a significant portion o
Forecast the Facts.org
added Jun 14, 2012 20:14
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Asks Full 11th Circ. Panel To Mull Preemption

An en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit should review the appeals court's recent finding that federal law preempts tort liability claims over cigarette smoking because Congress did not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes...Earl Graham, who had sued Reyno
Law360
added May 2, 2015 15:43
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of February 9

J.Stern-McKeever Jonathan Stern, representing Philip Morris, tells jurors in opening statements that Theodore McKeever, the smoker at the center of Vickie McKeever's Engle progeny suit, lied to his wife regarding his attempts to quit smoking... McManni
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:10
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco activists for ban on Marlboro campaign

Anti-tobacco campaigners have demanded immediate stoppage of advertising and promotional campaigns by the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris ... advocacy organization Progga protested the luxuries rock city concert 'road to rock nation' through
Financial Express (bd)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:50
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[Florida] NAUGLE v PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC. (PDF)

the foreperson asked to speak with the judge about something “wrong” that occurred during the trial. The plaintiff seeks to pervert the purpose of the rule to prevent any inquiry into potential misconduct...The petition for writ of certiorari is denied
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 20, 2014 13:11
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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on Engle progeny lawsuits

The manufacturers say in their 432-page petition that they are asking for clarity on whether previous court rulings should be allowed as evidence, as well as whether their due process has been compromised. “While the class put on evidence of myriad purp
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44
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Florida appeals court won’t toss $12.5 million verdict over closing remarks

Florida appeals court has affirmed a $12.5 million verdict favoring a smoker with heart disease after concluding that his counsel’s closing remarks were not so prejudicial that defendant Philip Morris USA Inc. was denied a fair trial.
Reuters
added May 19, 2015 19:33
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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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