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Arkansas court says class-action status appropriate for lawsuit against tobacco company

Arkansas Supreme Court says a lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris USA can proceed under class-action status. The lawsuit seeks refunds on every pack of Marlboro Lights sold in Arkansas from 1971 to 2010. The plaintiffs claim Philip Morris, which i
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 09:33
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[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
The Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52
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[Virginia] Altria and other companies settle 400 smoker lawsuits in Florida

Philip Morris has paid about $13.8 million in judgments in those Engle cases, according to the company’s annual report to shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The company said it will record a charge against its re
Richmond.com
added Feb 26, 2015 07:58
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Altria Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.52 per Common Share

its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.52 per common share, payable on April 10, 2015, to shareholders of record as of March 16, 2015. The ex-dividend date is March 12, 2015.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16
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Big 3 tobacco companies agree to settle federal Engle cases in Florida

The three law firms said they agreed to settle about 400 federal Engle cases to “resolve a substantial number of personal injury and wrongful death claims of smokers allegedly damaged by tobacco products from these three companies.” “I am gratified that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:12
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[Florida] Philip Morris USA Reaches Agreement to Resolve Federal Engle Progeny Litigation

there will be no new trials of Engle progeny cases brought by plaintiffs represented by the law firms of Motley Rice LLC or Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP in federal court. Federal cases that are in trial and those that have already gone to verdic
Altria Group, Inc.
added Feb 25, 2015 11:30
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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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[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection

Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and other manufacturers reach favorable resolution of hundreds of Engle progeny cases in Florida federal courts (PDF)

have successfully negotiated an agreement to resolve virtually all Engle progeny cases pending and not yet tried in the Florida federal courts....Reynolds will pay $42.5 million to resolve these federal cases. Philip Morris will pay an equal amount and Lo
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:04
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[Florida] VIDEO: Philip Morris Hit with $5.8M Verdict, With Punitives TBA in COPD Engle Suit

A Broward County jury awarded Dorothy McKeever more than $17.4 million in damages, including $11.6 million in punitives Friday evening, in McKeever's suit claiming tobacco maker Philip Morris hid smoking's health risks while fueling her husband Theodore’
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:27
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