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[Florida] Decades-long Smoker Couldn't Know Cigs' Danger, Jury Hears ($$)

A woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder after smoking Winstons for decades should not be held responsible for decades of smoking in which she had no way of knowing the danger she was putting herself in, a lawyer told a Florida jury T
added Feb 8, 2017 16:19
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[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Jan 30-Feb 7, 2017

02/07/2017 Set/Reset Deadlines as to 66 MOTION for Attorney Fees . Motion Hearing previously set for 3/9/2017 Continued to 3/23/2017 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 3, 17th Floor, San Francisco before Hon. Richard Seeborg.
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2017 03:54

DOCKET for USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal #: 16-5127

02/07/2017 FORM 72 submitted by arguing attorney, Eric R. Glitzenstein, on behalf of Appellees American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Americans For Nonsmokers’ Rights, National African American Tobacco Prevention
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2017 03:51

[Michigan] Ann Arbor official expects city to 'vigorously defend' its Tobacco 21 law

Just because Michigan's attorney general argues Ann Arbor's new tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law, that doesn't mean the ordinance is invalidated, says City Council Member Julie Grand. Grand, D-3rd Ward, sponsored the ordinance that makes 21 the
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Feb 8, 2017 03:18

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Cast Doubt On Dangers Of Smoking, Jury Told ($$)

A World War II hero who died of lung disease never knew how bad smoking was for him because R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies sowed doubt around many scientific findings about the dangers of cigarettes, his family's lawyer told a Florida jury Tues
added Feb 8, 2017 03:06

[Mexico, Kentucky] Trial Nixed Following Settlement In Mexican Farm Worker Case ($$)

A Kentucky federal judge on Monday canceled a jury trial following a settlement agreement in a case over unpaid wages, breach of contract and unlawful passport withholding brought by nine Mexican H-2A farm workers who were recruited to work on tobacco far
added Feb 8, 2017 00:55

[North Carolina] The Briefcase: American Spirit marketing lawsuit hearing set

A federal judge has set May 12 for a hearing on whether to dismiss a consolidated lawsuit targeting Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarettes....In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration sent Santa Fe and two other manufacturers warning letters abo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 7, 2017 16:44

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: ORDER for Oral Argument, Feb 6, 2017

the following times are allotted for the oral argument of this case scheduled for February 14, 2017, at 9:30 A.M.: Appellant Philip Morris USA, Inc. -10 Minutes Appellees -10 Minutes...Circuit Judge Brown, and Senior Circuit Judges Sentelle and Randolph
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 7, 2017 01:33

[USA, Kentucky] Magistrate Judge: Migrant Tobacco Workers To Be Deposed In Mexico ($$)

A federal magistrate judge in Kentucky on Feb. 3 found that the owners of a tobacco farm who were sued for allegedly violating federal work visa laws will not face an undue hardship by having to depose a group of migrant workers in Mexico, denying the ow
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2017 00:58
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[Virginia] Appellate Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

Once again, Jones Day made a big splash at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016, taking on some of most high profile legal matters including ... former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell’s corruption case, earning it a spot as one of...
added Feb 6, 2017 18:18
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