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[Massachusetts] KATHLEEN DONOVAN, ET AL v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED Judgment for the defendant Philip Morris USA, Inc. on Count I (breach of implied warranty of merchantability claim) and Count III (c. 93A claim). As the Court previously declined to certify Count II, D. 122 at 2, that claim
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 23, 2016 16:35
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[Massachusetts] Last Claim Falls In Healthy Smoker Suit ($$)

A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday struck the last consumer protection claim left after an unsuccessful trial in which a class of Marlboro smokers sought to stick Philip Morris with the bill for annual preventive lung screenings.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:33
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[Florida] Reynolds, Philip Morris Owe $6M Verdict For Cancer Death ($$)

The verdict followed more than a day of deliberations, placing 60 percent of the blame Dennis Oshinsky's lung cancer and death on Philip Morris USA Inc., 25 percent on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and the remaining 15 percent on the deceased smoker himself.
Law360
added Sep 23, 2016 16:32
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[Missouri] The Buzz The facts, faces and hum of Election 2016 with Steve Kraske and Dave Helling

The initiative is funded by cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds, and that has a lot of people concerned. Said Dueker: “The words of the amendment mean we're going to get $300 million for our kids, and Big Tobacco and Little Tobacco are going to get whacked. I
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2016 16:01
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[California] Philip Morris Asks 9th Circ. For New Trial In Wrongful Death Suit ($$)

saying a district judge’s error led the jury to award $900,000 in damages without considering an essential issue of medical causation. Jodie Bullock’s trial win in federal court last December was the second victory on behalf of her mother, Betty Bullock,
Law360
added Sep 22, 2016 21:39
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[New York] UPS Agent Explains Smiley-Face Email In $872M Cig-Tax Trial ($$)

A UPS account executive on Wednesday sought to explain a happy-face emoticon he sent when an audit of a Seneca-reservation client suspected of trafficking cigarettes turned up bags of coffee, the latest in a Manhattan trial that could cost the shipping gi
Law360
added Sep 22, 2016 17:46
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[New York] Will UPS Stock Be Hurt By $872 Million Cigarette Delivery Lawsuit?

Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) were higher in late-afternoon trading on Monday despite the Atlanta-based package delivery service being sued by New York state and city officials for allegedly making illegal deliveries of more than 683,000 carton
thestreet.com
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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Maryland Opposes U.S. Supreme Court Review Of MSA Arbitration Ruling

opposing a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a group of tobacco companies asking the high court to rule on the reach of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million-dollar ar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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D.C. Circuit Denies Motion For Rehearing, Rehearing En Banc In Tobacco Sales Suit

where the court determined that the seller was not the original source of information that Philip Morris USA Inc. was price gouging cigarettes at U.S. military outposts and dismissed his complaint against the tobacco company (United States, Ex Rel. Anthon
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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FDA Warning Wire: A New Cop On The E-Cig Beat ($$)

wasted no time in exercising its authority over newly regulated e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, marking the end of summer by sending out a bounty of warning letters to dozens of retailers over sales to minors. A month after a...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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