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[Florida, Illinois, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

a Missouri jury sided with the tobacco company's defense that it didn't violate state laws over how it marketed its Marlboro Lights brand of cigarettes. The plaintiffs sought damages of $1.8 billion from the cigarette maker.
Motley Fool
added Apr 19, 2016 13:44
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Popcorn Lung Concerns for E-Cigarette Users

diacetyl is back in the spotlight. But this time its being found, in e-cigarettes. Originally thought to be a healthy alternative to smoking tobacco products, e-cigarettes, also called vapes, have become more popular than ever. But how much healthier ar
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:20
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[Florida, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

It's an important decision because it marks yet another big ruling in Philip Morris's favor, which last year had the Illinois Supreme Court reject a $10 billion judgment against the tobacco company. Last month, it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to not hear
Motley Fool
added Apr 14, 2016 15:53
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Solid Tobacco 21|KC campaign gains momentum in area cities

Tobacco 21|KC’s success is expected to decrease annual tobacco sales by only 2 percent but result in millions of dollars saved in health care expenses. That’s an excellent reason for more city, county and state governments to join the Tobacco21|KC campa
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Missouri] Philip Morris Beats $1.8B Suit Over 'Lights' Marketing ($$)

has notched a win against a Missouri class’s $1.8 billion false ad suit over the company's claims that Marlboro Lights were less harmful than regular cigarettes, with a St. Louis jury finding in favor of the tobacco giant, according to a Thursday...
Law360
added Apr 8, 2016 23:34
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Philip Morris USA Wins Missouri “Lights” Class Action Jury Trial

“The jury correctly rejected plaintiffs’ allegations of misrepresentation and damages,” said Murray Garnick, Altria Client Services senior vice president...“Over the years, we have been very successful in defending these cases on a variety of legal groun
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 8, 2016 17:40
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[Missouri] Philip Morris Cleared on $1.5B Smoking Case

A city jury found in favor of Philip Morris on Thursday in a $1.5 billion class action filed 16 years ago by cigarette smokers. The class claimed the tobacco giant deceived them into believing light cigarettes were safer than regular cigarettes. The
Courthouse News
added Apr 8, 2016 17:37
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[Missouri] More businesses voluntarily becoming nonsmoking

Across the nation, states and municipalities have taken the step of requiring businesses to ban smoking in their establishments. Cape Girardeau does not have a prohibition on smoking; voters narrowly defeated a measure in 2011 that would have banned smo
Southeast Missourian
added Apr 8, 2016 10:11
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[Missouri] St. Louis jury sides with Philip Morris in class-action suit seeking $1.5 billion

The lawsuit, first filed in 2000, claimed that light cigarette packages promised lower tar and nicotine but were made from the same tobacco as regular cigarettes, and were in fact more dangerous for consumers. Smokers might compensate for the lower nicot
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 8, 2016 04:24
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[Missouri] Jury Finds for Philip Morris in $1.5B Class Action Lawsuit

The class claimed the tobacco giant deceived them into believing light cigarettes were safer than regular cigarettes. The lawsuit was first filed in 2000. The class claimed that light cigarette packages promised lower tar and nicotine but were
Courthouse News
added Apr 8, 2016 04:22
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