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[Florida] These Lawyers Helped Win $13.5M Tobacco Award to Widow of Man With Lung Cancer

Outcome: The jury decided Wilcox was addicted to cigarettes and his addiction was the legal cause of his lung cancer and death. It found Wilcox 30 percent at fault and Reynolds 70 percent at fault. The jury also found Wilcox relied to his detriment on Re
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 23, 2014 11:34
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[Illinois] Retailers Challenge Chicago Flavor Ordinance

A group of tobacco retailers has challenged a Chicago ordinance that generally bans the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school. The ordinance does not apply to tobacco stores that derive more than 80% of their revenue from tobacco
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 23, 2014 10:02
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[Australia, Europe, Uruguay, USA] Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal

A Reuters source "who has knowledge of the negotiations" said the US is to suggest that the tobacco industry should not have the right to sue governments ...Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission's new president, said in a parliamentary address in Strasbour
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:31
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Todd McPharlin

McPharlin is an Engle progeny veteran, representing plaintiffs on CVN since 2009. McPharlin, from Fort Lauderdale’s Kelley Uustal, is dominant on his “home court” in Florida’s 17th Judicial Circuit, going undefeated in four Engle progeny appearances (3-0
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:36
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Day 244:The history of tobacco in Canada: JTI-Macdonald's counter-narrative

While not conceding that it mattered whether people believed that smoking caused disease, Mr. Pratte argued that the evidence showed that they did. He pointed to the plaintiff's claims that a large percentage of people did not agree with statements about
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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[Florida] KENNEDY: Fred Levin and the Big Fist Fight | Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Levin's greatest contribution to America's health, welfare and democracy was his clandestine scheme to devise, and deftly marshal to passage, a law allowing the state of Florida to sue the tobacco industry to recover Medicaid expenses for smoking related
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:09
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FORM 10-Q / QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2014

Various legal proceedings or claims, including litigation claiming that cancer and other diseases, as well as addiction, have resulted from the use of, or exposure to, RAI’s operating subsidiaries’ products, are pending or may be instituted against RJR T
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:21
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[Canada] Safeway, London Drugs and other pharmacy chains threaten legal action if cigarette sales banned

Top executives for some of the biggest pharmaceutical retailers in B.C. are threatening legal action against the College of Pharmacists of B.C. if it tries to prohibit sales of tobacco products in such stores as London Drugs and Safeway. The threat is in
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:55
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 13

Philip Gerson, representing plaintiff Tina Russo, speaks during pre-trial motions of Russo v. Philip Morris. Retrial of the case is underway while the Florida Supreme Court weighs an appeal from the first trial regarding the state’s law of repose.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:41
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[Canada] Day 243: Guy Pratte presents Japan Tobacco's defence

Mr. Pratte opened what will be a four-day presentation of a 1,000 page written argument with a litany of insults that had been levied against his client during the trial. Tobacco companies had been called "murderers" and "parasites," he recalled, and the
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:05
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