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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: Op-Ed: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry

depth of the tobacco industry's misconduct and its devastating effects...it engaged in a decades-long campaign of deceit in order to make a profit at the expense of millions of lives. Seen in its proper context, a $23 billion verdict does not seem excessi
National Law Journal
added Aug 5, 2014 07:30
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[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages

What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
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CARUBA: The War on Smoking (Except Maybe Pot)

Alan Caruba is a writer by profession and host of several Web sites and blogs, including Warning Signs, The National Anxiety Center, Caruba Editorial Services, and Bookviews by Alan Caruba. His daily column, "Warning Signs", is disseminated on many Inter
Heartland Institute
added Aug 3, 2014 14:06
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds fights $23.6 billion verdict

R.J. Reynolds, a subsidiary of Reynolds American, is following through with its vow to fight a court settlement totaling $23.6 billion in punitive damages. On July 28, the tobacco company filed for a
USA Today
added Aug 3, 2014 13:45
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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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