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Tobacco Warning Labels Ready By 2021 At Earliest, FDA Says ($$)

said in court documents Friday the earliest it can finish revamping tobacco warning labels is summer 2021, explaining the government can't rush building an arsenal...
Law360
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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[Florida] After Three Back-to-Back Trials, Tobacco Companies Forced to Pay Millions to Families

Schlesinger Law Offices, P.A. has secured victories for three families who lost loved ones to smoking. The legal marathon began back in May with the Schlesinger team working relentlessly for two months, putting in thousands of hours of work to get the bes
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:01
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Florida Jury Sides With Smoker’s Widower, Awards $20 Million In Damages ($$)

a Florida judge instead found that an initial, inconsistent verdict by jurors in an Engle progeny case and $8 million award for wrongful death could stand; nearly one week later, on the evening of June 8, the jury rendered a punitive damage award of $12
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:56
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[Florida] Federal Court Delivers Massive Blow to Big Tobacco on Years-long Challenge ($$)

A federal appellate court thwarted efforts by tobacco companies to overturn a multimillion-dollar judgment against them, while pointing to the “unique and difficult challenge” Florida Supreme Court’s Engle ruling created for courts and juries.
Law.com
added Mar 10, 2018 00:55
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[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court quash...do not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
Mondaq
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court denies appeal of $23B punitive damages against Reynolds

As a result of Monday’s 5-2 ruling, it appears Reynolds and Cynthia Robinson are headed toward the new Engle progeny trial ordered Feb. 24 by the Florida First District Court of Appeals. The justices declined to accept jurisdiction of the lawsuit in a o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2017 04:18
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Florida Jury Awards Widow Of Smoker $36 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

widow claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by two tobacco companies and that the addiction led to his lung cancer and death (Fontaine Wallace v. Philip Morris Inc., et al., No. 2014-CA-052862, Fla. 18th Jud. Cir. Brevard Co.). VIDEO F
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 31, 2017 22:45
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[Florida] Appeals court allows judgment against tobacco giant to stand

upheld the legality of the decision from Judge Martin Fitzpatrick of the Circuit Court for Gadsden County to award damages and the structural procedures used to determine those damages. The case, Florence Monroe v. R.J. Reynolds,
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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Florida High Court Stays Review Of $17M Award Pending 2 Other Cases ($$)

stayed a case in which a jury awarded $5.7 million in compensatory damages and $11.6 million in punitive damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who alleged that his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer were caused by his addicti
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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NEWCOMBE: The FDA's Unauthorized War on Pipes and Cigars

This will never stand. It is too stupid, too ridiculous and, frankly, too dangerous.... Let's hope the new Congress will pass a law reining in the FDA in their attempt to ban cigars and pipes from America, or the courts will side with small businesses an
Reason Magazine
added Dec 14, 2016 17:02
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