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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. GLORIA BOWDEN: Opinion filed February 2, 2016. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County. (PDF)

PER CURIAM. AFFIRMED.
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 3, 2016 14:16
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[Canada] Quebec Court of Appeal upholds the constitutionality of Quebec's law to sue tobacco companies

Today's ruling comes a little over 3 months since this court hosted a hearing into the constitutionality of the Tobacco-related Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act, (TRDA) the law which set the groundwork for the Quebec government's attempt to sue
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 28, 2015 21:54
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[West Virginia] WVU employee battles tobacco policy

Dennis Cole, an employee of the Health Sciences Center for 23 years, recently filed a third petition against West Virginia University’s policy banning tobacco on campus. ... Walking past the library or behind Woodburn, it’s easy to see that students stil
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:46
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

won a defense jury verdict in a $15 million lawsuit brought by an ex-smoker who lost a lung to cancer, with the Florida jurors finding that nicotine addiction didn't legally cause her disease. The verdict in Vero Beach, Florida, comes after a more than t
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 19:28
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[Florida] Reynolds facing $12M in punitive damages from Engle verdicts

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is facing up to a combined $12.55 million in punitive damages from two recent Engle progeny jury verdicts in Florida.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2015 17:28
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[Florida] PERROTTO v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, LIGGETT GROUP LLC, and VECTOR GROUP LTD., INC., (PDF)

Accepting the allegations within the motion and affidavits as true, we conclude that the judge’s alleged inability to restrain either her utterances or her emotions in front of the petitioner would, if true, show that the experience profoundly affected h
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 16, 2015 11:23
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[Canada] Huge tobacco fines could set stage for more aggressive anti-smoking efforts

court decision that ordered three tobacco companies to pay $15 billion in damages could be a catalyst for more aggressive actions... a long list: "Banning the advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products, implementing health warnings on tobacco package
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 12:07
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hits Back At Engle Smoker's Bid For New Trial ($$)

objected Wednesday to an Engle progeny plaintiff’s request for a new trial, claiming she essentially asked a Florida federal judge to act as “a tenth juror” and ignore a February jury verdict that found her 100 percent responsible for her respiratory dise
Law360
added May 15, 2015 12:22
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[Florida] How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

Boies himself argued before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of cigarette companies …his daughter Caryl… died in 2010 of lung cancer at the age of 48. She had been a smoker. Asked how he squares this terrible loss with his continuing labors for tobacco
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2015 10:04
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[Florida] BREAKING: Big Tobacco Pays $100M To End 400 Engle Cases ($$)

A trio of major tobacco companies including Philip Morris USA Inc. have agreed to pay $100 million to settle more than 400 cases pending in Florida federal court over smoking-related injuries, plaintiffs' firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP said W
Law360
added Feb 25, 2015 12:03
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