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Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation (PDF)

On April 22, 2014, the parties filed an amended proposed consent order and accompanying submission in the district court seeking entry of a revised agreement on the implementation details of the corrective communications remedy.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 15, 2014 10:16
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2 prominent lawyers ensnared by Florida's 'hot potato doctrine' are suspended for conflicts

The court said in the 2014 case that a lawyer who faces a conflict between two current clients can’t avoid current-client conflict rules by dropping one client “like a hot potato.” Before that decision, lawyers who dropped current clients because of conf
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added May 3, 2018 16:44
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Secondhand Smoke Takes Large Physical and Economic Toll

Exposure Disproportionately Affects African Americans, Especially Infants
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 20, 2012 17:42
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Florida Supreme Court Suspends 2 Miami Attorneys, Citing Conflicts in Tobacco Litigation

The Florida Supreme Court disagreed with a court-appointed referee’s recommendation to admonish prominent attorney Philip M. Gerson and co-counsel Steven K. Hunter, instead imposed a harsher punishment, suspending both Miami attorneys for 30 days.
Law.com
added Apr 30, 2018 21:39
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[Florida] Attorneys: Companies conspired not to settle with flight attendants sickened by secondhand cigarette smoke

Law.com
added Nov 25, 2010 00:00
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[Florida] Tobacco research institute for flight attendants operates in secrecy

Those expenditures haven’t been officially confirmed — or denied ... FAMRI does practically everything in its power to avoid transparency, a Florida Bulldog investigation revealed. A combination of no transparency and no court oversight means that Miami
Florida Bulldog
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25
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[Florida] Fla. High Court DQs Attys In Medical Institute Fight ($$)

Supreme Court said Thursday that attorneys representing a group of flight attendants who had been part of a $300 million class settlement with tobacco companies should have been disqualified in the flight attendants' suit against a medical research instit
Law360
added Apr 2, 2014 11:08
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Fla. Medical Institute Wants Opposing Counsel Disqualified ($$)

research institute created as part of a $300 million settlement between a class of flight attendants and tobacco companies on Wednesday urged the Florida Supreme Court to disqualify attorneys representing a group of former class members challenging the in
Law360
added Oct 9, 2013 23:02
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[Florida] BROIN v. PHILLIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC. - Opinion filed March 21, 2012.

Leagle
added Apr 10, 2012 00:00
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