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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: BRIEF FOR THE PLAINTIFF-INTERVENOR-APPELLEES TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND, et al., Dec 2, 2016

This is the seventh tobacco company appeal in this “long-running RICO case against the nation’s cigarette manufacturers” for engaging in a “‘pervasive scheme to defraud consumers and potential consumers of cigarettes,’ carried out ‘over the course of mor
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 3, 2016 03:40
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Florida Appellate Panel Vacates $20 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

vacated a $20 million verdict awarded to the estate of a woman following a trial in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the damages awarded by the jury were excessive (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Gwendolyn E. Odom
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 3, 2016 02:31
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[UK] Tobacco giants lose plain packaging fight

ruled that the health secretary had “lawfully exercised his powers”. The companies have until December 9 to request to appeal against the judgment in the Supreme Court. Plain tobacco packaging came into force in May after years of intense lobbying from t
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:00
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[Florida] $18.5M Award to Deceased Smoker's Adult Child Tossed Out as Excessive

Damoorgian wrote the compensatory award for Odom’s loss of parental support was excessive, given the fact that Odom was an independent adult during her mother's cancer battle and death. Relying on precedent striking down seven-figure awards to adult chi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:48
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8-K Current report filing

the New Indemnification Agreement (1) provides that RAI will indemnify an indemnitee to the fullest extent permitted by North Carolina law, as such law may be amended to increase the scope of permitted or required indemnification; (2) allows an indemnitee
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:35
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Secret sugar industry documents could fuel wave of lawsuits

Stanton Glantz, a key researcher behind the secret tobacco industry documents that fueled litigation in the 1990s, recently obtained Sugar Research Foundation documents that allegedly include communication among sugar industry executives.
Legal NewsLine
added Dec 2, 2016 23:27
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[Austria] Court restricts smoker's balcony cigar habit to certain times

A university professor living in Vienna’s first district in a 7th floor apartment made an official complaint about his neighbour on the floor below. The 6th floor resident enjoys smoking cigars on his balcony, usually between midnight and 2am. In the win
The Local Austria (at)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:06
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[Florida] Appeals Court Rules Smoker Award Was Excessive

The appeals court said the compensatory-damage award was excessive for a case brought by the adult child of a dead smoker. It rejected the compensatory-damage award and, as an extension, the amount of punitive damages. “Based on precedent, the jury’s aw
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Dec 2, 2016 06:12
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: JUDGMENT. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/1/16

the issues having been duly heard and a decision having been duly rendered, It is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Plaintiff take nothing and that the action be dismissed with prejudice.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 2, 2016 06:04
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[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Nov 7-Dec 1, 2016

12/01/2016 65 JUDGMENT. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/1/16.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 2, 2016 05:56
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