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[Florida] FREEMAN V PHILIP MORRIS USA UPCOMING Trial 03/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:38
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[Australia, Singapore] LIM: Plain Tobacco Packaging Merely Replaces One Problem with Another

Prof Davidson...“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
Rice
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41
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[Florida] Policy analyst sees little hope for revived Engle appeal

Although Beck believes the appeal will be put out, he said Feller’s estate could see recompense then. “The plaintiffs in question have no further avenue forward, unless they choose to sue their own counsel for malpractice,” Beck said.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:34
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[New York] Groups, States Back NY In $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty Row ($$)

A host of states and anti-tobacco groups have thrown their support behind the state and city of New York’s bid Wednesday for the Second Circuit to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes fro
Law360
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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[Florida] Jury Awards $0 to Smoker's Widow, Despite Linking RJR Cigarettes to Smoker's Cancer Death

found R.J. Reynolds cigarettes caused the lung cancer that killed a Florida smoker, but cleared Reynolds of financial liability in the case. Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds...attributed 95% of responsibility for the fatal cancer to Mobley himself and awarded no
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57
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Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry’s legal threats to defend str
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:05
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32
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[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59
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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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