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[Florida] BERGER v. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: PLAINTIFF JUDITH BERGER’S REPLY IN SUPPORT OF HER MOTION FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JURY’S PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD

Philip Morris cannot, and does not, point to a single piece of evidence that the jury considered in awarding punitive damages to Mrs. Berger that was not probative of its recklessness and intentional misconduct with respect to Mrs. Berger’s two success
Amazon CloudFront
added May 3, 2016 18:41
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[Florida] Smoker Wants $20M Philip Morris Punitive Row To Push Ahead ($$)

urged a Florida federal judge Monday to promptly reinstate a jury's $20 million punitive damages award against Philip Morris USA Inc., saying it was properly supported by evidence and a recent Florida Supreme Court opinion.
Law360
added May 3, 2016 18:16
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Rising Star: Jones Day's Kate Wallace ($$)

Wallace assisted a long-time Jones Day client, Reynolds American Inc., in consummating its $27.4 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard Inc. As part of the deal, Reynolds had to get court approval to divest several of its brands — including Kool, Salem an
Law360
added May 3, 2016 18:15
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MPAA Blasts Suit Targeting Film Studios Over Smoking Scenes ($$)

Motion Picture Association of America Inc. and six of Hollywood’s largest film studios on Friday urged a California federal judge to toss a proposed class action accusing them of negligently allowing tobacco imagery and smoking scenes into movies rated su
Law360
added May 3, 2016 16:20
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[North Carolina] NC lawmaker sued as farm workers claim some wages unpaid

Seven Mexican farm laborers are suing a North Carolina legislator, claiming they weren't paid wages due from working on the lawmaker's crops...Jackson...has received financial backing from agribusiness contributors. His farm operations grow...and tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2016 16:09
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[West Virginia] Wife accuses husband’s insurance carrier of contract breach

Cincinnati Life is allegedly refusing to honor the claim because they insist his denial during the application process of ever using tobacco is false, since he died of esophageal cancer. The plaintiff states that Robertson never used tobacco.
West Virginia Record
added May 3, 2016 15:51
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[California] GLANTZ: MPAA, studios, and theaters argue that First Amendment protects their right to shout “Smoke!” in a crowded theater

read their actual filings, linked below and compare what they say (or don't say) in response to the facts in the plaintiff's case. Invoking the First Amendment just to keep selling cigarettes to kids seems like overkill. Why don’t they just stop doing i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 2, 2016 14:21
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[Europe, UK] TV ban for ecigarettes ($$)

A court is expected to rule this week in favour of stricter controls on electronic cigarettes in a move that will put the EU on a collision course with the government. Advertising ecigarettes will be banned on television, radio and in print under the Eu
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 14:07
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds To Blame For Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly addicted. Marion Dion began smoking cigarettes in the 1950s as a teenager and smoked two packs every day, her husband's attorney William J. Wichmann told jurors during
Law360
added May 2, 2016 04:43
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[India] Police squads remove tobacco advertisements put on display at several places in Badgam district

Police personnel on Saturday removed numerous tobacco advertisements promoting cigarette and other tobacco products put at display at the point of sale (PoS) in District Budgam. A police team comprising several police officials removed the advertisement
Scoop News (in)
added May 1, 2016 19:31
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