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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.8M, Plus Punitives, In Engle Trial ($$)

A Florida jury awarded $8.8 million on Monday to a sailor whose chain-smoking wife died of lung disease, hitting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with far more than the $5.3 million he had asked for and also finding the tobacco company owes punitive damages for
added Oct 25, 2016 00:10

[UK] Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts

published an apology to one of the scientists cited, Clive Bates...claim they have been falsely accused of accepting “tens of thousands of pounds from tobacco companies to carry out research into e-cigarettes”.... five scientists, including professor Karl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 12:16

[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52

Can A Landlord Evict A Tenant For Smoking Inside The Unit?

I would send her a letter by certified mail informing her that she is not to smoke inside the unit and will be held accountable for all damages including carpet, drapery and fabric cleaning and painting and any other treatments are needed to get rid of s Blog
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29

[Oregon] Local Bars Might Sue the State Over Smoking Patios

Portland lawyer Sonia Montalbano says she represents a coalition of roughly 15 restaurants and bars that want to push back on the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and that she's researching what legal options exist. As we laid out in our story, the public
Blogtown PDX (Portland (OR) Mercury)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30

BAT’s $47B Reynolds Buy May Sail Through Antitrust Review ($$)

Despite the heightened regulatory environment that has served as the death knell for several megamergers this year, British American Tobacco’s $47 billion takeover bid for U.S. tobacco company Reynolds American likely will not draw intense antitrust scru
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Man's Cancer Death, Widow Tells Jurors ($$)

The widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying it conspired with other tobacco companies to hide the dangers of cigarettes until it was too late.
added Oct 22, 2016 18:15

[Florida] Sailor Seeks $5M From RJ Reynolds Over Wife's Death ($$)

A sailor whose wife who died of lung disease after decades of smoking cigarettes urged a Florida jury on Friday to award him $5.3 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying the company lied about smoking's dangers, causing his
added Oct 22, 2016 18:14
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Dueling Missouri tobacco tax initiatives causing confusion

voters are facing the confusing prospect of two separate proposals... "Whether the two tobacco tax propositions are actually in conflict, however, is a question that would likely be addressed by the courts after the election, if both measures pass," Gonde
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2016 15:56
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[Maine] Landlord acquitted of manslaughter in fire that killed 6

The owner of a building where six people were killed in a fire was acquitted Friday of manslaughter but was convicted of a code violation... The fire was determined to be an accident, blamed on improperly discarded smoking materials on the porch.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:29
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