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Why big tobacco is playing it safe | Talking Numbers

Did big tobacco grow a big heart, or is its latest warnings to consumers about e-cigarettes merely a cynical way to inoculate tobacco companies from further lawsuits?
Yahoo! Finance
added Oct 1, 2014 06:23
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Big tobacco companies are putting big warning labels on their e-cigarettes

the New York Times discovered something kind of weird about them: MarkTen, along with the other e-cigarette brands produced by Big Tobacco companies, feature warnings that are sometimes several degrees more severe than those on the same corporations' trad
The Washington Post
added Sep 29, 2014 15:57
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[Florida] Physician Says Engle Progeny Suit Smoker Died Because of Nicotine Addiction

Plaintiff's addiction expert, Dr. Shannon Miller, testifies that Jay Morse was severely addicted to nicotine and that his addiction ultimately caused his smoking-related death. Morse's widow Pearl is suing R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris in this Engle p
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:17
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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Illinois Supreme Court to hear appeal over reinstatement of $10B verdict in cigarette lawsuit

The high court, which has thrown out the verdict at least once, decided Wednesday it would hear arguments involving the April opinion by the Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court, Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor confirmed Thursday. The appell
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 13:22
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[Illinois] Ill. High Court To Review $10B Philip Morris Cigarette Verdict ($$)

George A. Zelcs of Korein Tillery, an attorney for the plaintiffs, told Law360 on Wednesday that the plaintiffs “feel very confident that the trial record below will be sustained on appeal” and that they “look forward to rearguing the case when the heari
Law360
added Oct 1, 2014 05:46
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Illinois Supreme Court Grants Review of the Price Case

“The Illinois Supreme Court has already once ordered judgment to be entered in PM USA’s favor. We believe that there are compelling reasons why the Illinois Supreme Court should do so again and reverse the intermediate court’s unprecedented ruling. We lo
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 28, 2014 06:41
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Illinois High Court Takes Up $10 Billion Philip Morris Case

A decade ago, the Illinois Supreme Court killed off a $10 billion deceptive marketing verdict ... The case appeared to be over. But in 2008, the U.S. government wrote in an amicus brief in another case that it never authorized the descriptors "light" an
Litigation Daily
added Sep 25, 2014 13:24
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[UK] Philip Morris launches campaign against illicit tobacco

In a pilot for the campaign the tobacco company will use its newly created national field force to meet with 250 independent retailers in and around the Manchester area over the next three months. Manchester has been identified as a key city to target by
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:55
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Illinois top court to review Altria $10.1 billion cigarette verdict

Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear Philip Morris USA's appeal of a $10.1 billion verdict accusing the Altria Group Inc unit of misleading consumers about the risks of smoking "light" cigarettes
Reuters
added Sep 24, 2014 18:59
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