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[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
Law360
added Feb 8, 2017 03:06
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[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
Law360
added Feb 8, 2017 00:55
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[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
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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
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[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...
Law360
added Feb 6, 2017 18:18
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[Florida] MARTIN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2017 01:39
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ARCHIVE: Science for hire: a tobacco industry strategy to influence public opinion on secondhand smoke.

In this report, we detail the pervasive nature of the so-called ETS Consultants Program, outline the wide range of activities undertaken by the consultants, and highlight the role of the industry's corporate attorneys in creating and managing this program
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 6, 2017 00:44
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[Korea - South] ARCHIVE: The Tobacco Industry’s Abuse of Scientific Evidence and Activities to Recruit Scientists During Tobacco Litigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

healthcare professionals need to pay a great deal of attention to the enormous volume of written opinions and supporting evidence that tobacco companies submit. They also need to face the fact that the companies engage in recruitment of scientists.
Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:40
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George T. Conway III

In addition, Mr. Conway played a substantial role in prosecuting one of the most prominent defamation cases in recent memory (Philip Morris v. American Broadcasting Cos.).
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
added Feb 5, 2017 03:17
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