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[UK] LYONS: NO, BIG TOBACCO IS NOT MURDERING PEOPLE

We know the facts – they are emblazoned on every pack. We should be allowed to decide for ourselves. And the courts should treat the latest arguments about homicide prosecutions with the contempt they deserve.
spiked (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 23:07
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[Florida] Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

smoking does play a role in the development of other asbestos-related diseases. In combination, smoking and asbestos exposure multiply the damage done to lung tissue. When it comes to lung cancer, it can be difficult to determine whether smoking or asbes
Asbestos.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:38
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[Australia, Hong Kong] The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: experts respond

Philip Morris ... to claim billions in compensation for Australia’s plain packaging law. It took more than four years and reportedly cost A$50 million in legal fees for the tribunal to decide that Philip Morris was not a Hong Kong company.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:18
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[Illinois] Feds: Man threatened to make Vrdolyak’s secret deal ‘front page news’

It’s not clear how much money Vrdolyak made from the tobacco settlement. Federal prosecutors told a judge in 2010 that he “has a guaranteed income stream of $260,000 per year . . . until 2023 from tobacco-related litigation.” And Bhachu wrote that Vrdoly
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2017 03:21
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[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 11/20/17 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:15
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[Europe, Netherlands, UK] Tobacco firms may face ‘murder’ trials

(Ash) has begun work on pressing the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to bring charges or to allow a private prosecution... The latest line of attack is furthest advanced in Holland, where lawyers have filed charges with the public prosecutor, acting
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:39
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[Florida] Attorneys Debate Link Between Cigarettes and Woman's Cancer in Openings of Trial Against RJR

Reynolds and a tobacco industry scheme to hook young smokers to cigarettes played a central role in the cancer death of 42-year-old Florida woman, an attorney for the woman’s daughter told jurors Wednesday, as trial began against the tobacco giant. Adamso
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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[Florida] Marine Corps, Not Tobacco Messaging, Swayed Vet to Smoke, Defense Says in Cancer Trial Against RJR

Attorneys Wednesday sparred over whether a Marine Corps vet was duped by tobacco marketing into a decades-long cigarette addiction that led to his lung cancer death, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds, makers of the cigarettes the Florida man smoked. Q
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10.5 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

found that the U.S. Surgeon’s report was hearsay and should not have been admitted to evidence and remanded the suit to the trial court for a new trial (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. John McCoy, No. 4D16-259, Fla. App. 4th Dist.).
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2017 15:03
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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10.5 Million Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

und that a U.S. surgeon general’s report that was admitted to the jury during an Engle progeny suit was hearsay and should not have been admitted as evidence and remanded the suit to the trial court for a new trial
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2017 14:59
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