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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[Virginia] Judgement: Macerata Wheels owes city $600,000 in tobacco grant funds

A default judgment was entered against Macerata Wheels and Mike Farless in the Virginia Tobacco Commission grant repayment lawsuit between Danville and the company and its executives Friday. Farless is the president of the defunct specialty wheel company
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 12:11

[California] Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP and Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announce Certification of Class in RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. "Camel Cash" Litigation

If you were a person in California who, as an adult smoker, was assigned a registration number by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, collected Camel Cash "C-Notes" and held C-Notes as of October 1, 2006, you could be a member of a Class Action. A class has
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2015 20:40

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV - ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert...“Corporations suing entire countries isn't rhetoric: it's happening right now.Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is suing Australia at this
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:38

[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco giant using FOI laws to gain Aussie schools' survey data

"FOI legislation is about protecting individuals from governments primarily, it's not so that big tobacco companies based outside Australia can get information from Cancer Council research on kids attitudes to smoking," he said. "They absolutely should
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:19
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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco giant fights for research on kids

Mr Harper told Nine to Noon the survey data had been "incredibly useful" in helping to protect the health of young Australians, including leading to the introduction of plain cigarette packaging across the Tasman. "It has provided a very solid evidence b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:18

[California] Camel Cash ‘C-Note’ Class Action Lawsuit

A California federal judge has certified the class action lawsuit Sateriale, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., which alleges that R.J. Reynolds (“RJR”) broke a contract with customers by slashing merchandise from its “Camel Cash” promotion. R
Top Class Actions
added Aug 19, 2015 19:03

[Cuba, Florida] Tobacco giant defeats suit brought by family of Bay of Pigs veteran

jury sided with R.J. Reynolds Tuesday against the family of a former Bay of Pigs prisoner who smoked for five decades then died of emphysema at age 87. The jury of six ruled the tobacco giant was not responsible for the October 2005 death of Renato Santo
Miami (FL) Herald
added Aug 19, 2015 18:31

Philip Morris' Marlboro TM Doesn't Cover E-Cig, Suit Says ($$)

Pax Labs is seeking a ruling that the diamond window that appears on its e-cigarettes doesn't infringe...the diamond window appearing on its Juul vaporizer device and pods, which are inserted into the device and contain nicotine liquid, is the ideal shape
added Aug 19, 2015 14:48

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Critics of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal warn about arbitration clause

illustrates what opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say they fear most about the nearly completed trade pact: that it will benefit big corporations at the expense of consumers and workers. Few things have galvanized critics of the 12-nation Paci
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 19, 2015 12:47
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