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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Decorated Veteran's Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying the company hid the risks of cigarette use for decades....told jurors in Pensacola, Florida, that Garry O'Hara developed lung cancer after decades of smoking cigarettes. He retired in 1993 after three decades of military service and developed lung
Law360
added Aug 28, 2015 17:48
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FDA Warns Tobacco Cos Over 'Additive-Free,' 'Natural' Claims ($$)

marked the first time the FDA has used its authority under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, which amended the FDCA to grant the agency power to pursue action against tobacco product labeling. In each of the three letters, th
Law360
added Aug 27, 2015 21:51
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[Kentucky] Agriculture commissioner candidate accuses opponent's father of texting answers during debates

The Democratic candidate, a farm show radio host from Union, called Quarles' allegations "smear tactics I do not appreciate." She said her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a bo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 27, 2015 21:39
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[Florida] Family Tells Fla. Jury Tobacco Cos. Caused Smoker's Death

saying during opening arguments that the companies had engaged in a campaign of deception that hid the dangers of smoking from him. ...Duignan smoked one or two packs a day since he was about 12 ... was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1992
Law360
added Aug 25, 2015 17:09
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[Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

For nearly two decades at Jones Day, Stephanie Parker has been an instrumental part of the tobacco industry’s steadily successful litigation campaign against tort cases involving brutal respiratory illnesses and premature deaths, playing the delicate and
Law360
added Aug 25, 2015 17:07
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[California, Florida] Trial Aces: Jones Day's Theodore Grossman ($$)

Hailed by his peers as a “cross-examination machine,” Jones Day litigator Theodore M. Grossman...has notched victories in more than his share of major cases over the past decades, including defending Philip Morris Inc. in a historic win for the tobacco de
Law360
added Aug 24, 2015 18:07
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[Virginia] Judgement: Macerata Wheels owes city $600,000 in tobacco grant funds

A default judgment was entered against Macerata Wheels and Mike Farless in the Virginia Tobacco Commission grant repayment lawsuit between Danville and the company and its executives Friday. Farless is the president of the defunct specialty wheel company
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 12:11
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[California] Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP and Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announce Certification of Class in RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. "Camel Cash" Litigation

If you were a person in California who, as an adult smoker, was assigned a registration number by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, collected Camel Cash "C-Notes" and held C-Notes as of October 1, 2006, you could be a member of a Class Action. A class has
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2015 20:40
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV - ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert...“Corporations suing entire countries isn't rhetoric: it's happening right now.Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is suing Australia at this
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:38
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