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[Alaska] Bethel jury decides: Zero dollars to widow of smoker

A major case that started a decade ago between tobacco company Philip Morris and a woman from Marshall, Alaska, ended yesterday afternoon with zero dollars being awarded to Delores Hunter. Hunter’s husband, Benjamin Francis, smoked Marlboro cigarettes,
Must Read Alaska
added Apr 27, 2018 00:34
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6257-21: (Proposed) ORDER # ___ -Remand, Apr 26, 2018

it is hereby ORDERED that: The corrective statements remedy under Order #1015 (Dkt. No. 5733; issued Aug. 17, 2006)...is hereby MODIFIED as set forth below: PART 1: REVISED IMPLEMENTATION SPECIFICATIONS FOR CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS FOR WEBSITES AND ONSERTS
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 26, 2018 19:33
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6257: CONSENT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF THIRD SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS REMEDY FOR WEBSITES AND ONSERTS, Apr 26, 2018

The parties have reached agreement for the Corrective Statements remedy to begin on dates certain in two media channels—namely, websites and package “onserts”—and respectfully ask the Court to review and, if acceptable, promptly enter the attached (propo
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 26, 2018 19:04
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Altria Reports 2018 First-Quarter Results; Reaffirms 2018 Full-Year Earnings Guidance

“Altria is off to a fast start to the strong year of EPS growth to which we’ve guided, with adjusted diluted EPS growth of 30.1% in the first quarter of 2018”... PM USA’s initial lead market plans for IQOS are ready to deploy upon FDA authorization.
Business Wire
added Apr 26, 2018 12:36
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[South Carolina] Federal Indictments Unsealed; 14 Former SCDC Employees and Correction Officers Arrested by the FBI

The investigation uncovered a number of SCDC employees who accepted bribes to smuggle into prison various contraband, such as cell phones, narcotics, or tobacco.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 1, 2018 18:48
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[Alaska] Major Tobacco Trial Comes To A Close In Bethel

Marshall resident Dolores Hunter lost her husband to lung cancer over a decade ago, and she has been suing Phillip Morris for damages ever since. She alleges that her husband, Benjamin Francis, was deceived about the health effects of Marlboro Lights cig
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Apr 27, 2018 00:35
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BAT Cautious About Introducing Cigarette Alternatives in Malaysia

is keen on introducing its HnB device Glo, in the Southeast Asian country but is concerned about the local unclear legal framework.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:28
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant, vs. Patsy Elaine Davis, Appellee. An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, William Thomas, Judge. (PDF)

the trial court abused its discretion in ordering a new trial...It is clear from the jury’s verdict that they disregarded the expert witness testimony on addiction, so there is no reasonable probability that the objectionable question was so prejudicial
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 26, 2018 15:34
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Dodges New Trial For Smoker's $38M Engle Suit ($$)

A three-judge panel said the jury’s finding that R.J. Reynolds was not to blame for Booker Terry Davis’ death, despite acknowledging that his nicotine addiction led to his death, indicated that it did not consider the company’s reference to a favorable de
Law360
added Apr 26, 2018 15:31
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[Alaska] Closing arguments finish in tobacco trial in Bethel

Toward the end of their closing arguments, the attorneys started to argue over how much Benjamin Francis’ life was really worth. Don Burmeister, one of Hunter’s attorneys, says that Francis’ family lost well more than a million dollars when he died. Hi
KTOO (Juneau, AK)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:57
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