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[Massachusetts] Smokers Seek $600M In Marlboro Lights False Ad Trial ($$)

200,000 Massachusetts smokers on Monday urged a state judge to award it more than $600 million in its suit alleging Philip Morris USA Inc. falsely advertised Marlboro Lights cigarettes delivered less tar and nicotine to users, saying that the product was
Law360
added Nov 24, 2015 21:24
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[Florida] Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Mrs. Berger’s objection takes issue ... with the outcome that being, determination that an inference of reliance is not reasonable in light of Mrs. Berger’s testimony. I decline to revisit the merits of this determination, as the appropriate forum for i
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 19, 2015 17:36
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[Florida] Jury Finds Philip Morris Liable For Mortician's Death ($$)

awarded $325,000 in compensatory damages to the family of a mortician who died of lung cancer after years of smoking Philip Morris USA Inc. cigarettes, far less than the $17 million that the family had asked for, and found that punitive damages were warra
Law360
added Nov 5, 2015 02:21
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[Gibraltar, Spain, UK] Memorandum of Understanding to combat illicit tobacco trade

between HM Customs Gibraltar (HMC) and Philip Morris International (PMI)...This agreement with PMI is further evidence of that commitment to proper regulation and the high regard in which HM Customs Gibraltar is held by commercial and law enforcement coll
Andaluz.tv (es)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:28
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Hit With $12M Verdict In Lung Cancer Death Suit ($$)

companies claimed that their way of doing business had changed since Duignan died and that punitive damages weren't necessary. James Gustafson of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA seized on those arguments, saying that it doesn't undo the damage
Law360
added Sep 12, 2015 22:14
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Philip Morris CEO: If you start smoking, smoke this

Philip Morris International is encouraging the world's 1.3 billion smokers to use products that it claims reduce the risks of smoking, CEO Andre Calantzopoulos said Thursday. The new products, called heat-not-burn, are different than e-cigarettes—which
CNBC
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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[Ireland] There’s now THREE tobacco giants who aren’t happy with the Government at all

Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco Limited have all sent legal letters to the Government on the issue, threatening varying levels of action, Minister for Children James Reilly has said. The latest, Philip Morris, has written regarding the
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:11
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Editorials: What doctors should know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

leaked documents show that an investor–state dispute settlement mechanism is being negotiated for the TPPA...A similar mechanism in another treaty enabled Philip Morris Asia to sue the Australian Government over plain tobacco packaging.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Mar 3, 2015 04:19
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[Florida] Lorillard Enters into Agreement to Resolve Federal Engle Progeny Cases

Under the terms of the tentative agreement, Lorillard will not be subject to any further legal proceedings pertaining to these Engle progeny cases currently pending against the Company in the federal district courts. Federal Engle progeny cases currentl
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Feb 25, 2015 11:25
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[Oregon] TODAY IN 2007: SCOTUS VACATES $79.5 MILLION PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD AGAINST PHILIP MORRIS

In the end, the ruling didn’t change much: on remand, the Oregon Court of Appeals reinstated the original $79.5 million punitive damages judgment. Philip Morris appealed to the Supreme Court again, which responded by withdrawing its writ of certiorari –
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2015 10:19
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