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SAVEDOFF: From law suits to e-cigarettes, how big tobacco is fighting back

The latest evolution of tobacco company strategies involves new nicotine products that make smoking attractive and confound the boundary between toxic and less toxic ...the best approaches will have to be continued implementation of the Mpower approaches
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:07

[Nebraska] Local cigar bars react to Friday's Supreme Court ruling

Larkin owns the location in Benson and another in Lincoln. He said the ruling will be a financial blow for his business because a good deal of their cigars are bought to be smoked on site.
added Aug 31, 2014 12:12

Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars unconstitutional

Cigar lovers may get another month before having to snuff their stogies. That’s the typical time between the Nebraska Supreme Court issuing a ruling and the ruling being formally delivered to the lower court. Until then, Hobert Rupe, executive director o
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:22

Fears brew in Omaha area that Nebraska high court ruling will 'kill the cigar business'

Area cigar bars were reeling after the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled it illegal for them to allow smoking in their establishments. John Larkin, the owner of Jake’s Cigars and Spirits in Omaha and Lincoln, said the ruling will “kill the cigar business.” He
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:19

[Florida] Cooper v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Hung Jury - Mistrial / defendant tobacco companies, including R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris, and Liggett, argue that Cooper's larynx cancer did not "manifest" itself prior to the cut-off date to fall within Engle.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:13

[Florida] Thoracic Surgeon Testifies on Cause of Smoker’s Lung Cancer in Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

A thoracic surgeon testified be believed that decades of smoking, rather than tubercular scarring or dust exposure, was the main cause of the lung cancer that killed David Ellsworth, the focus of Hubbird v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., an Engle progeny toba
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:20

[Florida] Baum v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co

Defendants contend that Baum was a smoker by choice rather than an addict. Defendants also claim that plaintiff is not an Engle class member because Baum suffered from tracheomalacia unrelated to his smoking. Sessions This proceeding is currently in pro
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:19

[Florida] VIDEOS: Ken Ellis v. RJ Reynolds

Defendants contend Owens never wanted to quit smoking and challenge the assertion that her lung cancer was smoking-related. Sessions This proceeding is currently in progress.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:17

[Florida] VIDEOS: Robert Gore v. RJ Reynolds

CONCLUDED AS MISTRIAL Fault: Gloria Gore - 80% Philip Morris - 15% R.J. Reynolds - 5% Compensatory Damages - $0 Punitive Damages: Philip Morris - Yes R.J. Reynolds - Yes
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:13

[Florida] VIDEOS: Heather Irimi , et al v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al

Fault: RJ Reynolds-14.5% Lorillard-14.5% Liggett-1.0% Dale Moyer-74% Non-economic: 2,750,000.00 Economic: 373,436.55 Verdict Amount $3,123,436.55
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:12
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