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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers face nearly $20M in Engle case damages

Ed Sweda Jr., a senior attorney with Northeastern University School of Law, said in January there have been about 300 Engle progeny trials over the past 10 years. About 200 of them resulted in plaintiff verdicts with compensatory and punitive damages ty
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2018 11:32
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Hit With $21M Verdict In Engle Case ($$)

The jury awarded Faye Theis, the widow of Fred Theis, $7 million in compensatory damages on Tuesday, then followed that up with a $14 million punitive award late on Wednesday. The jury found the tobacco giants liable on fraud and conspiracy counts for m
Law360
added May 25, 2018 18:38
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $14M in Punitives Pushes Verdict for Smoker's Widow to $21M Total in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

5/24/18 9AM Update: The Florida state court jury imposed a $10 million punitive verdict against Philip Morris and another $4 million against R.J. Reynolds after deliberating for about four hours Wednesday in the second phase of trial over the lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 24, 2018 18:49
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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Altria Group, Inc. Announces New Structure to Accelerate Its Innovation Aspiration

“This is a dynamic time in the tobacco industry, and just as we lead in traditional tobacco products, we intend to lead in offering adult smokers more choices in innovative, non-combustible, reduced-risk products”
Business Wire
added May 25, 2018 03:16
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Philip Morris USA creates two divisions to reflect importance of innovative products

One division is focused on traditional core products that are made by Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., Middleton and Nat Sherman. The other division, Nu Mark, will concentrate on noncombustible products, such as electronic cigarettes, oral
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2018 18:52
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[New York, Virginia] Local teens to speak before Tobacco Company Shareholder Meeting

Teens from Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler counties will speak out against the Tobacco Industry’s recent marketing campaigns and tactics at the annual shareholder meeting of the tobacco company, Altria Group. The meeting will take place on May 17th. This
WETM TV 18 (Elmira, NY)
added May 16, 2018 21:32
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PUBLIC HEALTH STOPPING TOBACCO ORGANIZATIONS AND PRODUCTS (STOP) / TOBACCO WATCHDOG WILL PROVIDE INDUSTRY MONITORING AND AWARENESS OVERVIEW

With an initial $20 million investment, STOP will support the creation of a robust global monitoring system that complements existing efforts in identifying industry deception. The tobacco industry watchdog will deliver regular reports detailing industry
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added May 16, 2018 19:07
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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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