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Amy Moritz Ridenour, Conservative Think Tank Founder, Dies at 57

through her commentary online, in print and on television and through her think tank, Mrs. Ridenour kept ...challenging lawsuits against cigarette manufacturers on the grounds that regulating smoking was a job for legislatures rather than judges, and crit
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2017 09:53
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[Indiana] E-CIG DANGER DRAWS OBJECTIONS FROM WAREHOUSE COMPANY

Concerned about e-cig danger, an Indiana warehousing company is objecting to an e-cigarette manufacturer’s plan to abandon its warehoused inventory. The manufacturer, NJOY Inc., is now seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. NJOY has stored its e-cigar
Top Class Actions
added Apr 4, 2017 17:35
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[Florida] Widow, Cigarette Company Settle Over Punitives In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

the attorneys for the widow and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on April 3 came to a confidential settlement over punitive damages before the jury had a chance to deliberate
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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Correction: Fitch Upgrades Altria's Ratings to 'A-'; Outlook Stable

This is a correction of a press release published April 3, 2017. It clarifies that Phillip Morris USA, not Altria, is subject to litigation...Fitch Ratings has upgraded Altria Group, Inc.'s (Altria) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and long-term debt ratings t
Fitch Ratings
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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[Florida] LIMA V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL.

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiffs claim defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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[Florida] $1.81M Award Strikes Three Tobacco Companies for Smoker's Cancer Death

was awarded $1.81 million last week for the lung cancer death of his wife, wrapping a rare Engle progeny trial against three of the country’s four biggest tobacco companies. Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al., 2008-CV-025807(19). Jurors awarded Charles San
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:30
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[Canada] Ethics probe clears former Alberta premier Redford again in tobacco lawsuit

Another investigation has cleared former Alberta premier Alison Redford of wrongdoing on how she selected a law firm to sue tobacco companies on behalf of the province. Redford was Alberta's justice minister in 2010 when she chose a consortium of law fir
Canadian Press
added Apr 4, 2017 12:13
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[Canada] Alison Redford cleared of 'tobaccogate' allegations in third probe

Former premier Alison Redford has been cleared in a re-investigation of allegations she interfered in the choice of a legal consortium to represent Alberta in a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:09
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[Canada] Redford cleared in 'tobacco lawsuit' conflict of interest investigation

Another investigation has cleared former Alberta premier Alison Redford of wrongdoing on how she selected a law firm to sue tobacco companies on behalf of the province. Redford was Alberta’s justice minister in 2010 when she chose a consortium of law fi
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:08
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[France] Smoking in a TV program: unauthorized advertising in favor of tobacco?

sued on the grounds that the French public health code prohibits the propaganda and the advertising, direct or indirect, in favor of tobacco. The question that was asked to the Cour de cassation was whether the showing of notorious people smoking in a T
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:53
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