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SMOKING EVERYWHERE, INC. v. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION et al: Docket Report ($$)

U.S. Courts ECF (PACER)
added May 5, 2009 00:00
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Punitives Denied, But Phase I Damages Awarded In Florida Tobacco Case ($$)

J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Sept. 18 were ordered by a Florida jury to pay $1 million to a plaintiff for the...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 24, 2018 04:33
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[Canada] National Bank avoiding cannabis partly due to concerns over potential tobacco-style lawsuits

“There’s significant risks of class-action lawsuits with respect to the cannabis industry,” said chief executive Louis Vachon during the bank’s annual shareholder meeting on Friday. “The tobacco industry operated for 50 years without class action. I
Financial Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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[Florida] $4M Verdict Smacks RJR, Found Responsible for Smoker's Throat Cancer Death

The 17th Circuit Court jury issued the award after finding Reynolds’ role in a widespread conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking throughout the 20th century hooked Marvin Thomas to cigarettes and, ultimately caused the laryngeal cancer... jurors declin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:53
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Fights To Keep $30M Punitives Against RJR ($$)

A smoker's widow urged the Florida Supreme Court Wednesday to uphold a $30 million punitive damages award against R.J. Reynolds, arguing that it was not excessive because of the egregious conduct by tobacco companies in hiding smoking's harms.
Law360
added Mar 8, 2017 23:54
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Florida Woman Files Engle Progeny Suit In Florida State Court ($$)

n Aug. 3 filed suit in Florida state court, claiming that two tobacco companies misled her about the dangers of smoking cigarettes, which caused her medical ailments (Betty Sue McDonald v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 16-CA-007249, Fla. Cir., 13
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 22:56
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[Florida] Smoker Who Died from Cancer Driven by Addiction, Says Doctor in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

A pulmonologist who treated a woman who smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years testified he would consider such a smoker, “by definition,” addicted to nicotine, as trial over the woman's fatal cancer continued against the nation’s largest
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:31
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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17
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[Florida] Tobacco industry takes hit in punitive damages ruling

Resolving conflicting decisions from lower courts, the Supreme Court on Thursday found that plaintiffs in the cases can seek punitive damages against tobacco companies based on legal claims of negligence and strict liability. In doing so, the court rejec
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 18, 2016 02:13
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