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Here's the Key Tobacco Industry Question The Florida Supreme Court Just Adopted

rejected jury instructions sought by Philip Morris...ruling their wording would have kept juries from considering evidence of reliance on tobacco industry pronouncements before the 12-year repose period... "There just is no statute of repose issue at all,
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 3, 2015 12:25
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Lorillard (LO) Stock Lower Today as FTC Seeks to Block Reynolds American Merger

Shares of Lorillard (LO - Get Report) are down by 2.12% to $65.01 in pre-market trading on Tuesday morning, as the New York Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the cigarette maker
thestreet.com
added Mar 31, 2015 09:26
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[Tennessee] Judge announces $100M settlement in Florida federal tobacco cases / Local office of Lieff Cabraser played key role in first major settlements by companies since '90s

judge on Wednesday morning stayed all of the so-called Engle Progeny tobacco lawsuits in the Florida federal courts after being notified of a settlement agreement....Young, who was overseeing hundreds of plaintiff suits in the Middle District of Florida,
NashvillePost.com
added Feb 25, 2015 11:35
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[Florida] Husband dead at 60; cigarette addiction to blame, Boca Raton widow says

Dorothy Haliburton is trying to persuade jurors that tobacco companies turned her husband, Andrew, into a hopeless addict through deceptive advertising. While he stopped smoking in 1994 when he was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:03
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[Florida] $400K Punitive Verdict in Wrongful Death Tobacco Lawsuit’s Retrial on Damages

Jurors awarded Dianne Webb $450,000 in punitive damages Thursday in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the lung cancer death of Webb’s father James Kayce Horner. The jury needed less than 90 minutes to reach its d
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:06
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[Florida] Boca Raton man's family gets shot against cigarette makers 20 years after smoking death

Perrotto’s widow and children are finally getting a chance to ask a jury to hold cigarette-makers responsible for his death. In a trial that began Thursday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, attorneys representing Debbie Perrotto and her four children ar
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Nov 7, 2014 08:10
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: T. Hardee Bass

With five CVN Engle trials under his belt, including a $20 million verdict in June, Searcy Denney’s T. Hardee Bass is the feature of this week’s Engle Trading Card. Click here for the full-size version.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:42
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[Canada] Day 245: Anodyne advertising? A failed conspiracy?

On his third day of presenting the final arguments of his client, JTI-Macdonald, Mr. Guy Pratte turned to the subjects of cigarette advertising and industry collusion... After showing a few dull ads from this period, Mr. Pratte then showed the next phase
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:06
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: John Walker

Jones Day’s John Walker is a long-time veteran of CVN’s Engle progeny trials. He’s represented R.J. Reynolds in 9 cases going back to 2010, when trials were bifurcated to first determine requisite class membership issues. One of those earlier trials was
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2014 22:02
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REGULATION OF THE HEALTH MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA NUMBER 28 OF 2013 (PDF)

(1) Any person who produces and/or imports tobacco products into the territory of Indonesia must imprint Health Warnings on the smallest packets and larger packaging of Tobacco Products.
Tobacco Control Laws (CTFK)
added Jun 22, 2014 20:10
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