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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 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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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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[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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Illinois Supreme Court agrees to review Price v. Philip Morris

The justices today granted Philip Morris’ petition for leave to appeal the April ruling from the Fifth District Appellate Court, which reversed the lower court and effectively reinstated the $10.1 billion verdict in the lawsuit St. Louis attorney Stephen
Madison County (IL) Record
added Sep 24, 2014 18:57
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$10 billion cigarette case headed back to Illinois Supreme Court

appellate court reinstated the verdict in April, agreeing with the plaintiffs' attorney that new evidence might have altered the top court's decision in 2005 to overturn the judgment. Philip Morris asked the Supreme Court to revisit the case, and the top
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 24, 2014 18:56
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[Illinois] Ill. High Court Revives $10B Philip Morris Cigarette Row ($$)

Law360
added Sep 24, 2014 18:55
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Smoke And A Coke? Dollar General Maintains An Old Reliable Sales Initiative

Dollar General remains a tobacco retailer. Cigar sales up 2x-3x historical levels. Does Phillip Morris have a role in Dollar General's hostile takeover of Family Dollar?
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Sep 23, 2014 13:57
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[Tennessee] Local Lieff Cabraser attorneys hit $27M verdict in Florida tobacco case

The 14 cents tacked onto the award — which included approximately $20.76 million in punitive damages — represented the age at which plaintiff Judith Berger began smoking. By age 16, she had a pack-a-day habit. Berger and her now-deceased twin sister deve
NashvillePost.com
added Sep 20, 2014 13:36
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