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Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries

Some media outlets have compared the legal dispute between big tobacco and Uruguay as David vs. Goliath, with Philip Morris' seemingly endless coffers up against the small economy of Uruguay. "The amount of money that Philip Morris has at its disposal p
MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:18
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[Florida] Ferraro Team Says Victim's Job Was To Smoke, Die

Kaiser told the jury that adenocarcinoma was one of two primary lung tumors responsible for Ellsworth's death. Dr. Robert Cerfolio, a renowned thoracic surgeon at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, testified both cancers combined to kill Ellsworth.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:31
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[Ireland] Japanese tobacco firm halts legal action against Waterford firm

halted its legal proceedings against Healthier Smoker Ltd (HSL) after the Waterford-based firm’s liquidator agreed on Tuesday to destroy all products and materials within its control that infringe the multibillion tobacco giant’s property rights. Darren F
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:19
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[Canada] The end of a long intermission

On Monday, September 22, the final arguments begin. The plaintiffs are scheduled to present their case in September, with the defendants making their arguments in the following two months
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:10
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FORM 8-K - Current Report

On September 12, 2014, the Board of Directors of Reynolds American Inc., referred to as RAI, approved and adopted amendments to RAI’s Code of Conduct. The amendments to the Code of Conduct clarify, update or enhance the descriptions of the standards of c
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 18, 2014 08:16
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Zuckerman Partner Faces No Opposition For D.C. Federal Trial Bench

Zuckerman Spaeder partner Amit Mehta, President Obama’s most recent nominee to the federal district court in Washington, faced no opposition or critical questions during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. The judiciary committee ranking member, S
National Law Journal
added Sep 18, 2014 08:04
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Philip Morris Fuming About Uruguay's Graphic Cigarette Packaging To The Tune Of $25M

These scary snapshots were meant to reduce smoking – and it appears to be working, especially with pregnant women – but they have also drawn the ire of cigarette giant Philip Morris International. The Richmond, Virginia-based company believes that Urugu
Fox News
added Sep 18, 2014 07:40
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[Switzerland] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

The lawsuit is based on a 1991 trade agreement between Uruguay and Switzerland, where the company is located. The cigarette manufacturer says Uruguay is violating its promise to respect intellectual property rights. Studies have found that such gruesome
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:38
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[Europe, Ireland] EU states lodge concerns over cigarette packaging plans

Eight European Union countries have lodged concerns about Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals, with the deadline for objections ending today. Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Spain have all now filed o
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:33
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Robert McCarter

While Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Robert McCarter has not argued as many Engle cases as other attorneys, he’s won both cases he’s tried on the issue of fault. Moreover, CVN’s only Engle case in which damages were awarded against him was a retrial in Naugle, wh
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 17, 2014 18:03
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