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Florida Appellate Panel Vacates $20 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

vacated a $20 million verdict awarded to the estate of a woman following a trial in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the damages awarded by the jury were excessive (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Gwendolyn E. Odom
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 3, 2016 02:31
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[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01
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[Saudi Arabia] Stub it out: Smoking killed 23000 in KSA last year

Nasser Saleh of the anti-smoking center said that smoking was spreading fast among young children and adolescents. “Young smokers in the past used to hide their habit from others for fear of parents’ and neighbors’ angry reactions, but now they smoke nea
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:16
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The FDA may soon be able to vaporize e-cigarette products

While e-cigarettes don't contain tobacco, they do contain nicotine and additive chemicals, and little is known about their long-term effects, according to a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study released in October. There are also concerns that
CBS MarketWatch
added Nov 14, 2015 16:16
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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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[Canada] COURT RULES AGAINST SIX NATIONS ENTREPRENEUR WHO SAYS ONTARIO FAMILY LAW SHOULDN’T APPLY

Ken Hill, co-owner of Grand River Enterprises, says Haudenosaunee laws and governance should trump Ontario superior court when it comes to resolving Indigenous family disputes. A judge rejected that this month. (Grand River Enterprises) Samantha Craggs S
thefirstnationscanada.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:24
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

The daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22
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