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The War on Smoking (Except Maybe Pot)

CARUBA: And the government is not done yet interfering with the right of people to smoke. Steve Stanek, a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of its monthly Budget & Tax News, recently reported that “E-cigarettes have no tobacco
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 15:22
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LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
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[Florida] $10M Tobacco Verdict OK'd For Man With Cancer Who Started Smoking At 7

The Third District Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld a $10 million jury award to a man who started smoking when he was 7. The defendant in the products liability case is R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The appeals court issued a brief opinion that doesn't ex
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 30, 2014 16:27
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[Florida] Reynolds appeals damages in Johnson lawsuit

Tuesday filed an appeal of a $23.6 billion punitive-damages award by a Florida jury, saying the amount is “wildly and absurdly excessive.” Reynolds’ attorneys, in a 71-page appeal.... Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 30, 2014 13:22
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FORM 10-Q / QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

With the exception of Engle Progeny cases, described below, RJR Tobacco and its affiliates and indemnitees continue to win the majority of smoking and health tobacco litigation claims that reach trial, and a very high percentage of the tobacco-related lit
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:08
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[Florida] Jury Holds Tobacco Company Responsible for Deception About Its Products

regardless of the final outcome it is the duty of the courts and elected officials at all levels of government to hold the industry accountable for the unspeakable pain and incalculable loss it has inflicted upon society.”
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jul 29, 2014 13:54
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Punitive damages in Reynolds ‘Engle’ case likely to be reduced

Carol Levenson, research director for research firm Gimme Credit, said she believes the punitive damages as award “are likely never to materialize after appeals.” “While this development may dim the acquisition celebration somewhat, we don't believe the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:24
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SEXTON: Smokers know lighting up shouldn't pay off

At some point, we all have to take responsibility for our actions — even if they lead us directly to an early grave. Lighting up a known killer shouldn't be the equivalent of hitting the lottery.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:15
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The Readers' Forum: Sunday letters: What’s Next?

A Florida jury awards damages amounting to $23.6 billion from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to Cynthia Robinson, the widow of a smoker. What’s next? We'll run your responses later this week.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:13
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[Ireland] Big tobacco left gasping: But the power of addiction means it's a noxious weed that's hard to kill

The widow of a man who couldn't kick the habit despite many attempts was awarded a staggering $23.6bn in compensation for his 1996 death.... The power of addiction over even the most sobering common sense is the entire sorry story of tobacco. Like deadly
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58
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