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[Florida] Jacksonville judge disqualified from case over Nazi comparison

A three judge panel of the state’s 1st District Court of Appeal on Wednesday issued an opinion explaining its June decision to overrule Circuit Judge Adrian Soud, who twice rejected motions by Philip Morris to disqualify himself in the case.
Business Journal of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida
added Sep 6, 2012 13:30
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Court of Appeals rules cigarette labels violate companies' free-speech right

John Dinan, an associate professor of political science at Wake Forest University, expects the U.S. Supreme Court will agree to address the graphic-warning labels, "especially because the lower federal courts are divided on this question."
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2012 13:36
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[Washington] Both sides in roll-your-own cigarettes battle agree to have lawsuit dismissed

The companies suing to halt the Legislature's new tax on "roll-your-own" cigarettes have thrown in the towel.
The Olympian (WA)
added Jul 11, 2012 06:26
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[Florida] 2 Law Firms Ordered To Pay $9.1 Million For Frivolous Engle Progeny Suits ($$)

The four judges in the Middle District of Florida ordered that The Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah pay $9,164,404.12 and referred the matters discussed in the order to the Florida Bar...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 20, 2017 18:29
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[Florida] FIELDS V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette companies caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:27
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Tobacco Companies Petition Florida High Court Over Attorney Fees Decisions ($$)

Two tobacco companies that were ordered to pay $32 million in damages following an Engle progeny suit petitioned the Florida Supreme Court on June 21 over a lower court ruling that they had to pay the plaintiffs’ attorney fees because the lower court’s de
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 14, 2017 23:42
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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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FDA IS NOT “SUSPENDING ENFORCEMENT” OF CIGAR, E-CIGARETTE REGULATION

Earlier today The Washington Post published an article titled, FDA suspends enforcement of stricter standards for e-cigarette, cigar industry.... Attorneys for the government and groups negotiated out a second extension last week and it was agreed that th
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 12:07
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[Florida] LIMA V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL.

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiffs claim defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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$19.4M Award Hammers Tobacco Companies at Trial Over Death of Florida Professor

slapped R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris with more than $19 million in damages for the role it found the cigarette makers played in the death of a former University of Florida professor. Faricy-Pardue v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-2010.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 21, 2016 20:55
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