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STARBUCK, Plaintiff, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM RE: DEFENDANTS' NOTICE OF INVOKING SECTION 768.73(2), FLORIDA STATUTES (DOC. 314) AND PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE (DOC. 324)(PDF)

That means that the Defendants' previous payments of punitive damage awards does not shield them from paying further punitive damages here (were a jury so to conclude).
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 5, 2018 01:31
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[Canada] Will pot’s health effects lead to the industry’s next tobacco liability exposure?

Marijuana could cause mental illness among youth and government needs to find ways of preventing teens from using it, an Ontario politician said Tuesday. “There are many young people who had their lives turned upside down, and families turned upside dow
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Oct 5, 2018 01:24
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Can't Duck Damages In Engle Suit, Judge Says ($$)

A Florida federal judge found Wednesday that a 1999 law shielding exposure to punitive damages should not allow Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to duck damages in an Engle tobacco wrongful death suit, holding that three state appellate courts have reject
Law360
added Oct 4, 2018 17:00
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2 Recent Florida Supreme Court Rulings Could Impact Insurance Industry

Odom v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....Justices Canady and Polston dissented, and agreed with the Florida Justice Reform Institute’s argument in another filed amicus brief that the Florida Supreme Court did not have constitutional authority to overturn the
Insurance Journal
added Oct 3, 2018 08:34
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Florida Supreme Court says appeals court erred when it reversed $4.5 million award over smoking-related death

In her lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a district court awarded the damages after a jury determined Gwendolyn E. Odom’s mother passed away because of her cigarette addiction. The appeals court overturned it as well as the trial court’s denial
Legal NewsLine
added Oct 3, 2018 08:22
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Florida Jury: Widow Entitled To $2.4 Million In Compensatory Damages ($$)

Although denying an award of punitive damages on Sept. 26, a Florida jury on Sept. 25 awarded the wife of a lung cancer victim $2.4 million in compensatory damages...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 2, 2018 04:20
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris sues Seoul over ecigarette information disclosure

The ministry tested heated tobacco devices including PMI’s IQOS, British American Tobacco’s Glo, and Lil, made by leading South Korean cigarette maker KT&G Corp.  The unusual lawsuit against the South Korean regulator underlines PMI’s concern that sales
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:13
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris sues South Korea over e-cigarette info disclosure

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against the South Korean government, demanding the disclosure of information on a recent test that concluded electronic cigarettes contain harmful substances. An advertisment displaying L&M c
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2018 18:12
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[Massachusetts] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act Quickly to Close the Gap

Together, these two court decisions mean the FDA is still legally obligated to require graphic health warnings, using different images from those struck down by the D.C. Circuit. The U.S. District Court decision delivered in September means the FDA will b
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:38
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PHILIP MORRIS SHAREHOLDER ALERT by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc. - PM

KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc.
Business Wire
added Oct 1, 2018 18:09
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