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EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco in Florida: Bill Would Cap Punitive Damages

these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of September 29

Proctor...walked jurors through the history of tobacco manufacturing and marketing. Proctor detailed jurors of tobacco leaders’ decision in the 1960s to conceal the dangers of smoking while continuing to market their product. Proctor also described the t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 4, 2014 10:43

[Canada] The changing face of tobacco farming

Within Norfolk and surrounding counties, tobacco farms have been transformed through technology. Farms with a large number of workers, including all family members, have become a thing of the past. At the art installation, Kiln Hands, by Heather Benning,
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:04

[New York] RIGHTMYER: The truth about tobacco

Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 6, 2012 19:07

ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47

[Florida] Decades pass, but smoker lawsuits still plod on in court

Twenty-two years after a now-deceased woman filed a lawsuit against tobacco companies, her family will have to wait a bit longer to see it resolved in Highlands County circuit civil court...Totsie Fleming, the plaintiff, will not personally see a dime fro
Highlands Today (Sebring, FL)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:57

The Timeline: Tobacco

The Independent (uk)
added Jan 11, 2011 00:00

A resource on Canadian tobacco litigation documents maintained by Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada

April 23, 1999 Ontario government announces that it will file a lawsuit in the United States, using the RICO act. March 2, 2000
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added May 16, 2014 20:46

Florida Supreme Court upholds Engle punitive damages

smokers ... would have to prove that the manufacturers made a fraudulent claim about the dangers of cigarette smoking between May 5, 1982, and May 5, 1994, and that they relied detrimentally on those fraudulent claims in continuing to smoke.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2015 22:15

[West Virginia] A look back at WV tobacco litigation

More than a decade in the making and it's not over yet for West Virginia's tobacco litigation cases. A Kanawha County jury recently returned a verdict finding in favor of the defendant tobacco companies in all but one of six claims.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added May 23, 2013 13:28
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