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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
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[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
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[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
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[New York] RIGHTMYER: The truth about tobacco

Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 6, 2012 19:07
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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
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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[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
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The Timeline: Tobacco

The Independent (uk)
added Jan 11, 2011 00:00
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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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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
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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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