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[Florida] King & Spalding Facing Sanctions After Tobacco Case Mistrial

King & Spalding will have to argue against sanctions in a tobacco case after an Atlanta partner's conduct caused a Miami judge to declare a mistrial. Attorney W. Randall Bassett made "premeditated, willful and egregious" comments during a five-day product
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:43
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE PROGENY CASES: RESPONSE OF THE WILNER FIRM, P.A., TO ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

Wilner Firm, P.A., hereby notifies the Court of the Investigation conducted by The Florida Bar of the matters raised by the Court, and respectfully requests that should the Court deem it appropriate, any further proceedings be pursuant to the procedures
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:52
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[Canada] SLADE: Alberta's lawsuit against Big Tobacco has a variety of financial implications

Let's face it: The government could simply make smoking illegal because of the enormous health risk. If they did that they'd also have to look at banning alcohol and perhaps processed food
Medicine Hat (AB) News (ca)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:57
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[UK] MPs took gifts from tobacco company Japan Tobacco International

Six MPs calling for the Government to drop plans for plain cigarette packaging received hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a leading tobacco company.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 29, 2012 10:52
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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A 'Deconstructed, Purposeful' Cigarette for Hipsters

Unable to quench a thirst for perfection, Hestia Tobacco was founded with a simple, environmentally respectful premise: Non-toxic filters. Natural papers with algae flame-retardants. Organic Virginia leaf tobacco culled of all seeds and stems."
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 31, 2012 18:06
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Research reveals assorted ills of tobacco farming ($$)

Tobacco farming is harmful to the environment and to the farm workers, with multinational tobacco companies contributing to the problem by exploiting local farmers, new research has revealed. A review of research on the environmental health impact of tob
Cape Times (za)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:06
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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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[California] WHITAKER: My turn: No Ifs, Ands or Butts

So, why do they think nothing about dropping a cigarette butt and grinding it out with their shoe and leaving it on the ground? Studies have been done on this by environmental groups as well as tobacco companies. Some of the findings: •Because cigarette
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 11, 2013 10:34
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[Australia] Super fund quits tobacco companies

SUPERANNUATION fund First State Super has wiped from its investment portfolios all companies involved in the manufacture of tobacco products, in a move welcomed by cancer specialists. Chief executive Michael Dwyer said the decision to exclude the cigare
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:49
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