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[Europe] Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Move in 2016

Failing to reach agreement with the European Union opened up the company to brand-new litigation risks.
Motley Fool
added Jan 9, 2017 18:57

Altria Settles Vaping Dispute, Reynolds Moves Ahead at PTAB

Subsidiaries for tobacco companies Imperial Brands and Altria jointly filed Jan. 4 to end two patent infringement lawsuits even as Reynolds American Inc. has made progress in challenges to two of Imperial’s e-cigarette patents
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:37
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[California] Longtime San Diego Superior Court Judge Prager retires

In an agreement Prager approved in 2004, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. agreed to limit tobacco advertising in teen magazines, settling a lawsuit filed in 2001 by then-state Attorney General Bill Lockyer.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 7, 2017 16:47

Fontem, Nu Mark End E-Cig Patent Fight With Settlement ($$)

ending an infringement lawsuit as well as challenges that Nu Mark had launched attacking the validity of the patents. Fontem, a unit of U.K tobacco company Imperial Brands...
added Jan 7, 2017 02:42

[Florida] FL Appeals Court Orders Cuts in Pair of Awards Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris

A Florida appellate court this week cut a pair of Engle awards against the country’s two biggest tobacco companies, after concluding the trial judge in each case erred in not reducing their compensatory damages.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31

[Florida] Reynolds may face lower damages in Engle verdict

The damages amount — $15.3 million compensatory and $22.5 million punitive — in the Laura Grossman case ...The appeals court determined the trial court “erred in failing to reduce the jury’s compensatory damages award by its comparative fault finding” and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 6, 2017 19:31

Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

The lawyers who secured a $45 million settlement for Arkansas Marlboro Lights smokers worked more than 15,000 hours...asking the presiding decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29

[New York] Vapers Lose Battle To Lift NYC Bans On E-Cigarettes

Paltzik of the Joshpe Law Group, representing NYC Clash, told New York Law Journal. “Electronic cigarettes are a product that does not emit smoke. The City Council may have confused some of the health effects and byproducts of cigarettes with the health e
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:51

Coke is sued: Are soda companies going the way of tobacco companies?

“Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of ‘cultivating relationships’ with scientists as a way to ‘balance the de
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18

[New York] VIDEO: State's High Court Rules NYC Tobacco Laws Apply to E-Cigarettes

The court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a smoker's rights group to overturn the city's ban on electronic cigarettes in the same places where traditional cigarettes are banned. The devices do not use tobacco, but instead use a liquid containing nicotine a
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:59
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