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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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[California] SLO nursing home patient 'engulfed in flames' after he was left to smoke, lawsuit says

A lawsuit filed this week in San Luis Obispo Superior Court by Atascadero resident Floyd Lewelling, on behalf of his son Jeffrey Lewelling, says that staff at Mission View Health Center should not have given the man his own lighter nor left him alone in
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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ORTEGA SUES REYNOLDS OVER VIBE TRADEMARK

Ortega Premium Cigars has filed a lawsuit against Reynolds America, Inc. (RAI) over the latter’s use of the name Vibe. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Eddie Ortega, who is the sole owner of Ortega Prem
HalfWheel
added Apr 26, 2018 01:27
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 4/18/2018-4/25/2018

04/25/2018 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Paul L. Friedman: Status Conference held on 4/25/2018. Parties inform the court of an agreement for dispute resolution. Proposed order to be submitted for the court’s review and approval.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 25, 2018 20:43
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FDA Warning Wire: Spring Storm Over Youth E-Cig Sales ($$)

The FDA said that it's taking action to stop youth use of e-cigarettes, which the agency says are "wildly popular" with kids, many of whom may be using devices that closely resemble USB flash drives. This may make them more attractive to children and tee
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 14:05
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Nebraska's Tobacco Regulations Unconstitutional, Tribe Says ($$)

Two subsidiaries of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, that manufacture and resell tobacco products filed the complaint last Friday, saying the state was trying to regulate tobacco on tribal lands because Big
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 10:26
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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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8th Circ. Affirms Minnesota Taking Claims Precluded ($$)

affirmed the dismissal of a woman’s suit accusing Minnesota of violating the Fifth Amendment by not allowing smokers to pursue claims against Philip Morris for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks of light cigarettes, agreeing her claims
Law360
added Apr 24, 2018 20:16
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