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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Escapes Most Blame In $6M Death Verdict ($$)

In an unusually conflicted verdict, a Florida jury has awarded $6.4 million to the family of a smoker who died of lung disease and found R.J. Reynolds owed punitive damages, but concluded the smoker himself was mostly responsible for his own death...John
Law360
added Oct 2, 2016 01:46
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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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Florida State Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

A Florida jury found in favor of a tobacco company on Aug. 18, finding that a man’s addiction to cigarettes was not the cause of his heart disease in an Engle progeny suit (William Wilkins, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Prevail in $16.7M Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors needed less than five hours to conclude Barbara Meachem was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes she smoked for more than four decades, but that nicotine addiction did not cause the small-cell lung cancer that killed her in 1993.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:58
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[Florida] JOAN SCHOEFF, etc., Petitioner, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Respondent: AMENDED NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF(PDF)

Engle plaintiffs around the state are uncertain as to how they should proceed in light of Schoeff, which affects already-rendered verdicts and how cases will be litigated moving forward. 1 The specific law firms represented are listed on the attached
Supreme Court of Florida
added May 28, 2016 14:06
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[Florida] Biz Groups Back RJ Reynolds In 11th Circ. Engle Fight ($$)

Letting a smoker's widower rely on the landmark Engle case's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims against R.J. Reynolds violates due process by barring businesses from defending themselves in litigation, several business group
Law360
added May 19, 2016 21:46
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Tobacco companies lost the fight against new e-cigarette regulations — in 2009

In June 2009, the president signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...Reynolds spent about $2.1 million lobbying in 2015, and Altria spent about $9.6 million....the regs that were released in final form yesterday were first p
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 8, 2016 20:02
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USA v. MO APPEAL: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Mar 17, 2016

Whether the order exceeded the district court’s authority to “prevent and restrain” future RICO violations does not implicate the district court’s subject-matter jurisdiction, and RJR errs in drawing a different conclusion from the language in the civil r
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2016 21:41
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[North Carolina] Electronic cigarette sales continue volume decline

Declines in electronic cigarettes sales continued during November, as heightened promotional activity failed to generate higher consumer interest, according to the latest industry data from Nielsen. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog's monthly
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 10, 2015 18:00
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[Florida] Fla. Court Reinstates $12M In Punitive Damages Against RJR ($$)

A three-judge panel ruled Nov. 6 that there was enough evidence for plaintiff Cindy Evers' claims that her mother Jacqueline Loyd was likely swayed by "misleading advertising campaigns" by tobacco companies including R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Law360
added Nov 13, 2015 13:36
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