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[California] 9th Circ. To Rethink Block Of San Francisco Soda Law ($$)

The appeals court granted an en banc rehearing in the suit launched by the American Beverage Association... also told the court that the decision could potentially imperil “longstanding and vital tobacco...
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Escape $1M In Atty Fees To Smoker’s Estate ($$)

cleared R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC of an obligation to pay almost $1 million in attorneys’ fees to the estate of a deceased smoker who won more than $2 million in a jury award, saying there was a “good reason” for the expenses incurre
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 03:26
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[New Jersey] SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Philip Morris International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PM

Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for approval of its iQOS
PR Newswire
added Jan 30, 2018 16:51
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Notches Win at Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Mouth Cancer

cleared R.J. Reynolds of responsibility for the oral cancer that killed a 53-year-old smoker. Kelsey v. R.J. Reynolds... The jury, in Florida’s 7th Judicial Circuit, in Volusia County, rejected the contention an addiction to nicotine caused the mouth c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 26, 2018 20:03
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[Florida] Special Master Urges Court To Keep $9 Million Sanctions For Engle Cases ($$)

A special master in an investigation to determine whether two law firms filed frivolous Engle progeny lawsuits told a panel of federal judges in Florida on Jan. 12 that the firms deserve the $9 million sanctions the panel imposed against them, calling t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:48
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[Florida] JAMES SMITH, SR., Plaintiff-Appellee, v R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendant-Appellant. (PDF)

The relief Defendant requests—a reduction of damages in violation of Florida law—is obviously not apt. V.Conclusion For the above reasons, we AFFIRM the district court.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 30, 2018 03:05
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Can't Trim $600K Engle Damages, 11th Circ. Says ($$)

an Eleventh Circuit panel upheld a Florida federal court’s decision not to trim the damages by the proportional fault a jury attributed to a longtime smoker. James Smith Sr. had accused RJ Reynolds of fraudulent concealment, an intentional tort, as well
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 03:01
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VIDEO: Medical marijuana patients sue Florida over smokable marijuana ban

The constitutional amendment approved by voters says only that it doesn't permit smoking pot in public. Cathy's lawyers say that means it can be smoked in private. "There's no question that the definition of medical marijuana in this constitutional prov
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:19
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Florida Jury Sides With Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and that his addiction was the cause of his oral cavity cancer and death (Dorothy Mae Kelse
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:52
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Judge may force FDA to speed up graphic tobacco warnings

U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani in Boston said during a court hearing that she had no evidence before her showing that FDA was trying to move expeditiously to put forward new rules that it has now indicated could take it until 2021 to complete.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:35
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