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[Florida] $3M to Family of Smoker Who Died From COPD

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA liable for $3.094 million in damages for the death of Patricia Dawn Allen, who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking the tobacco manufacturers' cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:07
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[Pennsylvania] High Court Considers Fate of Diverted Tobacco Funds

Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week over whether legislation redirecting more than $200 million in tobacco settlement funds was constitutionally enacted....earmarked fund to be used for health care and public health programs...settlement money was redire
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 25, 2014 10:24
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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[Denmark] Tobacco giants wins historic case against ex-smoker

Allan Lykke Jensen, an ex-smoker who puffed away for over 50 years, sued what was then called Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni ten years ago, accusing them of a number of irregularities, including adding a number of addictive substances to their cigarettes du
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:50
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[Canada] Day 251: Not a secret deal so much as a deal about secrets

it was revealed that the plaintiffs and two of the defendant companies had agreed to keep the companies' financial records sealed. There was a time when the earnings of two of the companies - Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges - were a matt
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:43
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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[Florida] Tobacco Manufacturers Hit With $4M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit

The jury’s verdict, delivered about 10 p.m. Friday evening, came after more than three hours of deliberations and found that cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co., caused Nick Perrotto’s lung canc
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:42
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of November 17

Closing arguments took most of today, giving jurors less than four hours to deliberate before breaking for the weekend in Andy Allen’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the 2009 death of his wife, Dawn.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:40
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[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / My neighbor's second-hand smoke is making me sick

Recently, more and more smokers have been ordered by courts to pay compensation to people around them who claim the fumes from their smoking have caused health problems for them. As your health problems caused by the smoke are serious, I suggest you go
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:22
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[Australia, UK] The battle for control of the cigarette packet

companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel...these were meant to be unbranded, but a mysterious three-letter call sign had begun to appear near the filter. For Benson and Hedges, it was LDN. For Holliday, it
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2014 02:54
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