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[Florida] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear tobacco companies' appeal on smoker lawsuit ruling

As a result, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA face a combined $825,000 in judgments to Earl Graham, husband of the late Faye Graham. The manufacturers submitted their petition for writ of certiorari Sept. 15. Reynolds declined to comment
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2018 06:04
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak wants to delay trial while Supreme Court reviews law used to charge him

A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
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New Plan to Fight the Opioid Epidemic: Sue the Hell Out of Big Pharma Like Big Tobacco

“The model for this is still tobacco,” said David Kessler, who led the Food and Drug Administration from 1990 to 1997 and pushed hard for the FDA to regulate cigarettes. “Those who sell or distribute these highly addictive products need to have systems i
The Daily Beast
added Jan 9, 2018 22:49
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: What is the “Engle Progeny” Litigation? (PDF)

The Saga of Engle v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. / 1994 was a watershed year for the tobacco industry. In the wake of embarrassing testimony by cigarette manufacturer CEOs before a Congressional subcommittee,2 an announcement by the Commissioner of t
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:32
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[UK, Florida] (ORDER LIST: 583 U.S.) MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018 (PDF)

CERTIORARI DENIED 17-415 R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO, ET AL. V. GRAHAM, TERESA
Supreme Court (UK)
added Jan 9, 2018 13:13
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India top court sets aside order canceling larger tobacco health warnings

India’s Supreme Court on Monday put on hold a lower court’s order that quashed federal rules mandating larger health warnings on tobacco packages, in a setback for the country’s $11 billion tobacco industry.
Reuters
added Jan 9, 2018 13:00
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Review Ruling On Engle Liability ($$)

"Today was a small measure of justice for [Faye Graham's] family in finally getting tobacco to pay up for what it did...As a result of the Supreme Court's denial of certiorari, we are hopeful that other families of deceased smokers will soon also receive
Law360
added Jan 9, 2018 03:27
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Florida] KELSEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 01/10/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:46
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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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