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[Florida] Big Tobacco Can't Ax $1.3M Engle Verdict ($$)

upheld a $1.3 million verdict for a smoker's widower in an Engle progeny case, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempt relevant state-law tort claims were meritless and already rejected.
Law360
added Aug 12, 2016 00:52
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[Florida] Court Rules Against Tobacco Companies On Ban Question

A state appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments by two tobacco companies that part of a landmark Florida Supreme Court ruling amounts to an improper ban on selling cigarettes... a judgment in favor of the estate of Barbara Ruth Lourie, the tobacco com
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 11, 2016 18:26
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Smoker Can't Revive $20M Punitive Win Despite Judicial Error ($$)

Carr said that smoker Judith Berger had identified a legal mistake in his instructions to the jury on punitive damages. However, she still has recourse to the appeals process since the facts surrounding the jury’s instructions aren’t in dispute, the judge
Law360
added Aug 11, 2016 16:13
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[Florida] BERGER v PHILIP MORRIS USA: ORDER (PDF)

ORDERED THAT 1. Plaintiff’s “Motion for Reinstatement of Jury’s Punitive Damages Award, or New Trial” (Doc. 190) is DENIED. 2. Upon the conclusion of the appeal, I am prepared to implement whichever remedy, if any, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appe
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 11, 2016 16:57
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Philip Morris Wants FCA Cig Suit Unlit At DC Circ. ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to keep a would-be False Claims Act whistleblower's suit snuffed out, arguing his rehearing bid sees nonexistent differences between appellate findings on claims the military was overcharged for cigarettes. There is no di
Law360
added Aug 9, 2016 20:54
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[Massachusetts] Litigation Powerhouse: Latham & Watkins ($$)

Donovan v. Philip Morris USA Inc. - In a medical monitoring class action, a Massachusetts federal jury found that tobacco giant Philip Morris couldn’t be held accountable to pay for...
Law360
added Aug 7, 2016 11:24
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[Australia] Experts fear legalising e-cig nicotine

"Keeping nicotine-containing vaping devices illegal deprives many thousands of Australian smokers a safer alternative to burning tobacco," she said. But experts warn the medicines regulator will be bombarded by big tobacco companies, looking to e-cigaret
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:41
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[Latin America] Uruguay Takes a Smoke Break: The International Community is Turning its Back on Big Tobacco, One Court Case at a Time

The defeat of PMI is as symbolic as it is substantive in the effects it will have on the role of the tobacco industry in the international community. Although the court’s decision does not mean that PMI will lose all of its global influence, it continues
Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)
added Aug 5, 2016 15:09
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[China] Global Cellulose Acetate Market Research Report 2014-2021 - Research and Markets

The major companies manufacturing cellulose acetate are - Acordis Acetate - Borregaard - Celanese Corporation - Chinese National Tobacco Corp. ... - Imperial Tobacco Group... - Philip Morris International
Business Wire
added Aug 3, 2016 15:31
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Retirement Systems Of Alabama Lowers stake in Philip Morris International (PM)

reduced its stake in Philip Morris International by 4.02% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 790,851 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $76,973,528 after selling 33,142 shares i
Founders Daily
added Aug 3, 2016 14:56
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