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Schwarzenegger to Sue Big Oil for ‘First Degree Murder’

“This is no different from the smoking issue. The tobacco industry knew for years and years and years and decades, that smoking would kill people, would harm people and create cancer, and were hiding that fact from the people and denied it. Then eventual
Politico
added Mar 13, 2018 14:48
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BANZHAF: CBS’s “60 Minutes” May Cave Over Stormy Daniels Interview

in a case which may well have cost thousands of lives, says Banzhaf... The prior incident occurred when “60 Minutes” refused to air an interview with former tobacco executive Jeffery Wigand when it was faced with concerns about a legal action based upon
ValueWalk
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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Netherlands Cancer Institute files a report against tobacco manufacturers

NKI asks the Public Prosecution Service to take steps against the tobacco manufacturers. The NKI believes that it is 'banging its head against a brick wall' and this has to stop. Figures show that no less than 30% of the NKI patients die as a result of sm
Netherlands Cancer Institute (nl)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
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Florida Appeals Panel Upholds Summary Judgment In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

affirmed summary judgment for a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband developed emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 12, 2018 21:17
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[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12
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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Case Against Philip Morris Over Whether Smoking Addiction Caused Contractor's Cancer

Attorneys last week argued over the role Philip Morris cigarettes and nicotine addiction played in the death of a 54-year-old Florida building contractor, as retrial against the tobacco giant opened nine months after jurors deadlocked in the case’s first
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 12, 2018 17:40
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[Florida] PAULINE BURKHART, Plaintiff - Appellee, versus R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Defendants - Appellants. (PDF)

This case...has remained pending on appeal...awaiting resolution of other appeals in this Court and the Florida Supreme Court. With the benefit of those decisions...considering the parties’ written and oral arguments, we affirm the District Court’s judgme
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
added Mar 12, 2018 16:12
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian smoker demands IDR1 trillion in damages from cigarette companies with threat of lawsuit

Rohayani, is now demanding that two of the country’s largest cigarette companies compensate him to the tune of IDR1 trillion (USD 72.6 million)... “We filed a summons to Djarum and Gudang Garam as business actors producing and distributing cigarettes con
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:32
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6249: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER, Feb 27, 2018

ORDERED that the parties shall appear for a hearing at 10:00 a.m. on March 13, 2018....the parties shall appear to explain to the Court why resolution of these issues has not yet occurred and argue their respective positions on the Court’s referral of thi
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 11, 2018 22:47
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 2/27/18

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER directing the parties to appear for a hearing on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am to explain to the Court why resolution of certain issues has not yet occurred and argue their respective positions on the Court’s referral of this mat
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 11, 2018 22:19
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