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ARCHIVE: Florida Supreme Court Upholds $2.5 Million Verdict In Engle Tobacco Case [FREE FULL TEXT]

Florida's Supreme Court on March 14 affirmed, with one dissent, a trial court's application of its landmark decision in Engle v. Liggett... Philip Morris is represented by David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner in Armonk, N.Y.
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 9, 2017 18:27
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[Florida] David Boies

In 2012, Boies represented three tobacco companies, Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC, in their appeal of a $2.5 million Tampa jury verdict in the death of smoker Charlotte Douglas
Wikipedia
added Nov 9, 2017 18:16
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[Florida] Harvey Weinstein Lawyer David Boies Also in Bed with Sexual Predator Miles Kwok

David Boies has also represented: The DOJ under Bill Clinton / Michael Moore / Al Gore...Philip Morris USA Inc and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
Medium
added Nov 9, 2017 18:15
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Nick Buoniconti Will Donate Brain to Concussion Research

“The fact that the N.F.L. pulled its funding from Ann McKee’s research prompted me to come up here and make a statement that the N.F.L. is only in it for the money, and they don’t care"...became president of U.S. Tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:36
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ARCHIVE: Profits in Hand, Wealthy Family Cuts Tobacco Tie

Forty years ago...Laurence A. Tisch and Preston Robert Tisch...buying a cigarette company at a bargain price... It proved a good investment — even if the Tisch name...an airplane once trailed a banner over Long Island ... “Larry Tisch sells cancer sticks
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:52
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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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John Boehner Unchained

“If I was going to die from smoking cigarettes, I’d already be dead”—but I notice that his laughs, which come often and easy, are almost always accompanied by coughs.
Politico
added Oct 31, 2017 02:35
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Action on Smoking and Health: 50 Years–Turning the Tide in the Tobacco War 1967-2017 (PDF)

it is time to reconsider how we allow tobacco companies to operate in the 21st century. We must reopen the debate on where and how cigarettes are sold, and we must hold the tobacco industry responsible under the law for all of the damage they c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 21:09
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Last UK-made cigarettes roll off JTI production line

The last pack of UK-made cigarettes has rolled off the production line at the JTI plant in County Antrim. Japanese firm JTI took over Gallaher in 2007, and announced the closure of its Ballymena plant in 2014. More than 800 people were employed at the fac
BBC Online
added Oct 26, 2017 18:34
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, we look at reactions to the Philip Morris International (PMI) initiative ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’. It is fitting to recall a quote from Robert Kennedy in his address to the first World Conference on Smoking and Health (as it was
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 13:50
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