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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Dodges Most Blame For Cancer Death, Jury Says ($$)

bears just 25 percent of the fault for $750,000 in damages and rejecting her husband's bid for $9.2 million, plus punitive damages. The verdict falls far short of the request made by plaintiff's attorney William Ogle during emotional closing arguments in
Law360
added Sep 2, 2015 13:46
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[Canada] Hardworking tobacco pioneer was family rock

After spending a number of years struggling to make ends meet and care for the kids, an Everett farmer approached Stanley to see if he would be interested in doing tobacco crop testing. The first batch of crops showed promise and, in 1946, the family re
Northumberland (ON) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:59
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[Tennessee] Rhea County boy's last days included cigarette butts, whippings: Mother recounts punishments

"We asked Landon what he wanted for punishment. He said, 'to eat cigarette butts.' The ashtray was on the counter so we let him pick up the butts and eat them. He had probably ate about five or six butts and he threw up on the floor.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Sep 19, 2013 02:47
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[Canada] Where there's smokeless tobacco, there's fire

Spitting mad parents tell teens ‘if you to choose to snus you lose’
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:00
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[New York] Bon Jovi's son Jesse 'given booze, cigars and a prostitute on his school's dime'

The development director of Brooklyn's exclusive Poly Prep high school took two students on a boozy trip to Cuba in 2013 on the school's dime while calling it all a class trip, a new lawsuit claims. What's more, Steven Andersen, who took his son on the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:52
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[Florida] Appeals Court Rules Smoker Award Was Excessive

The appeals court said the compensatory-damage award was excessive for a case brought by the adult child of a dead smoker. It rejected the compensatory-damage award and, as an extension, the amount of punitive damages. “Based on precedent, the jury’s aw
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Dec 2, 2016 06:12
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. GWENDOLYN E. ODOM, Appellee: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit (PDF)

The purpose of damages here was to compensate, not to make the defendant care, ‘take responsibility,’ or say it was sorry. Counsel’s arguments improperly suggested that the defendant should be punished for contesting damages at trial and that its def
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 1, 2016 03:36
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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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[Cambodia] Higher tax, healthier kids: study

The World Bank report, which was released on November 20 and titled Risking Your Health, claims nearly 50 per cent of all Cambodians under the age of 15 are “exposed” to second-hand smoke. Cambodia was listed ninth among countries surveyed with the high
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 26, 2013 23:27
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[Australia] ATTARD: Attacking Kevin Rudd's son for smoking is cheap political scoring

Publishing a private Facebook photo of the prime minister's son and linking it to a policy the newspaper presumably feels is unfair to its readership seems unfair and invasive. What exactly did News Corp learn from Leveson?
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Aug 13, 2013 17:00
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