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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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Cipollone v. Liggett Group, Inc.

Supreme Court of the United States Argued October 8, 1991 Decided June 24, 1992 Full case name Thomas Cipollone, Individually and As Executor of the Estate of Rose D. Cipollone v. Liggett Group, Inc., et al. Citations 505 U.S. 504 (more)
Wikipedia
added Jun 22, 2013 16:16
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[Florida] They took on the tobacco industry — and won

Miami Beach lawyers Robert Grover, Norman Ciment, Marvin Weinstein and Sherwin Stauber have accomplished much in their 53 years on both sides of the bench...it was their landmark courtroom victories against Big Tobacco, from which they secured more than
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 16, 2016 16:49
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[Texas] Historic tobacco case revisited: biggest litigation win ever or a complete scam?

Teen smoking plummeted, but cigarettes are just as addictive and dangerous and the tobacco companies are more profitable than ever. The trial lawyers representing Texas got filthy rich. And Dan Morales? He married a former exotic dancer, lost his bid f
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33
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Here's the Key Tobacco Industry Question The Florida Supreme Court Just Adopted

rejected jury instructions sought by Philip Morris...ruling their wording would have kept juries from considering evidence of reliance on tobacco industry pronouncements before the 12-year repose period... "There just is no statute of repose issue at all,
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 3, 2015 12:25
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Cigarettes or war: which is the biggest killer?

Tobacco killed more than WW1 and WW2 together Whichever estimates you use, tobacco is responsible for more deaths than the greatest wars of the 20th century. Did tobacco kill more people than all the wars? This is where myth begins and reality ends.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 26, 2013 11:21
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesdays: Series 1Flashback, Take Two

Since we issued his card in 2011, Carlton Fields’s Benjamine Reid has represented R.J. Reynolds in four more Engle cases, punitives awarded in only one case....Bill Geraghty has won two of the four CVN-broadcast Engle cases he’s tried since we issued his
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 3, 2014 18:02
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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Florida] $13.8M Verdict in Smoking Case That Harkened Back to Tobacco-Fighting 'Dream Team'

Scott Schlesinger, whose late father Sheldon Schlesinger worked alongside heavy-hitting Tampa attorney C. Steven Yerrid.. It's a battle his family has been fighting for decades, including when Chiles' "dream team" recovered $11.3 billion in Medicaid expen
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 9, 2017 14:53
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