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[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)

As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider t
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 11, 2016 13:05
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Breaking and Important : AGW Denialist and lobbyist Myron Ebell tapped to head the EPA

Phillip Morris hired Ebell in the 1990s as Policy Director to mount a campaign to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable", and to advocate for acceptance of "safer cigarettes."[12] As part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) proje
Daily Kos (blog)
added Nov 11, 2016 12:56
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[Georgia] United States Claims Tobacco Company Owes $30,000 Under FERTA ($$)

sued the Southern Tobacco Co. in federal court in Georgia, alleging that it violated the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) by failing to pay up to $30,000 in assessments...says Southern Tobacco failed to make payments under FERTA, whic
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2016 23:24
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[Florida] $8M RJ Reynolds, Crane Asbestos Verdict To Remain Nixed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday declined to rethink its decision to overturn an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. after finding a lower court included expert testimony that was not backed by reliable data. The appellate
Law360
added Nov 10, 2016 17:55
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[Asia, Turkey] Smoking at work cause for dismissal

The Supreme Court of Appeals found a firm that fired a worker for smoking cigarettes in the restroom to be lawful, annulling a lower court's decision to reinstate the person. A laborer in the western province of Manisa was fired without compensation fro
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Nov 10, 2016 01:04
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[Florida] Secret Lives Of Lawyers: Kelley/Uustal’s Bob Kelley Swims With The Sharks — And Dolphins ($$)

Kelley, who has won a $300 million tobacco verdict, is the founder of a bar association for lawyers who dive. The more time you spend in South Florida, Bob Kelley says, the more you realize just how much there is to do in the water....
Law360
added Nov 9, 2016 22:33
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[Florida] Chain Smoker Wanted To Quit, Expert Tells Engle Jury ($$)

Dr. Benjamin Toll, a clinical psychologist and chief of tobacco cessation and health behaviors at Medical University of South Carolina, said that he reviewed the medical records of the late Carole Martin and concluded she was hooked on tobacco.
Law360
added Nov 8, 2016 23:55
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[Florida, New York] Smoker's Snowbird Status Debated in Trial Against Tobacco Cos. Over Fatal Cancer

smoking killed a New York native who spent her winters in Florida, attorneys debated what fueled the woman's half-century of smoking and whether she was a sunshine state resident for purposes of a massive tobacco class action
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 8, 2016 23:55
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: DEFENDANTS’ OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE POST-HEARING BRIEF, Nov 7, 2016

The sole justification Plaintiff offers for his post-hearing brief is counsel’s opinion that he could have done a better job articulating his arguments at the hearing. That is not a valid justification. If it were, there would be no end to the briefs par
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 8, 2016 23:54
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[Washington] Federal Judge: Tribe’s Company Owes Government $6.4 Million In Assessments

A Native American tobacco company must pay the federal government more than $6.4 million in assessments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FETRA) that the company has not paid in the last four years, a Washington federal judge ruled
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 8, 2016 23:29
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