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Florida justices hear arguments in smoker's death

A high-profile lawyer representing three tobacco companies urged the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to make it harder for thousands of sick smokers or their survivors to win lawsuits . . . David Boies, a New York lawyer who also represented Democrat A
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 7, 2012 11:43
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[Florida] $20M award in smoking lawsuit against RJR, Liggett will stand

A $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Vector Group Ltd.'s Liggett unit will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a joint appeal by the two cigarette makers.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Nov 26, 2012 16:18
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[Florida] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT: VECTOR GROUP LTD.

On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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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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[California] Tobacco fueled ads helped tobacco foe Waxman win reelection

in late September the tobacco manufacturer the Liggett Group and several company executives, including the CEO, contributed more than $33,000 to a pop-up super PAC that would go on to help the candidacy of just one candidate: Rep. Henry Waxman, arguably t
Sunlight Foundation
added Nov 15, 2012 10:40
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[Canada] Smoking: Will cigarettes ever be safe?

“How do you evaluate if any of this is going to be of useful effect?” asks Proctor. “That’s the story of a lot of our research effort for the last five or six years. It’s one of the most challenging things, figuring out if what you’ve done to the product
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Sep 3, 2012 10:13
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[Florida] TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS (PDF)

Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Apr 9, 2012 00:00
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For Trump, Three Decades of Chasing Deals in Russia

in 1996. Mr. Trump and Liggett-Ducat, an American tobacco company that owned property in Moscow, wanted to build a high-end residential development near an old Russian Olympic stadium. As they prepared to meet with officials in Moscow, they needed sketche
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2017 22:22
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[Florida] Plaintiffs Win Again in Engle Progeny Tobacco Cases

Benzinga.com
added Feb 1, 2012 00:00
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