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Summary of the 5 public comments UCSF TCORS submitted to FDA on why FDA should not approve allowing RJR to claim Camel Snus is a less dangerous product

This letter to TPSAC summarizes the UCSF TCORS' public comments to FDA on the RJR application to FDA to be allowed to market Camel Snus as less dangerous. The tracking number in regulations.gov is 1k2-9510-dtqo. A PDF of the letter (including all the i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:41
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[Florida, New Mexico] In MDL Over Cigarette Marketing, Discovery, Deposition Requests Granted ($$)

federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over allegations that a cigarette manufacturer and its holding company misled consumers on Aug. 18 ordered the defendants to present a corporate representative for deposition... (In re: Santa Fe Natural T
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2018 14:53
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Prevails at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Throat Cancer

was cleared of responsibility Tuesday for the throat cancer a Cuban immigrant claims was caused by years of smoking the company’s cigarettes. Morales v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-016277. Jurors in the state’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, needed ab
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:17
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After Agreeing To Award Punitives, Florida Jury Can’t Decide On Amount ($$)

A mistrial was declared in Phase 2 of an Engle progeny case on Aug. 17 by a Florida judge after jurors indicated that they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on the amount of punitive damages to be awarded to the family of a smoker (Frances Bessent
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:06
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2M Verdict In Smoking Death Suit ($$)

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. partially at fault for the death of a lifelong smoker who succumbed to laryngeal cancer, returning a $2 million verdict, according to court records. Tyrone Dixon was addicted to cigarettes, the jury f
Law360
added Aug 24, 2018 14:01
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[Florida] Avera & Smith Secures $2 Million Tobacco Case Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds for Family of Deceased Laryngeal Cancer Victim

family of Tyrone Dixon, who contracted laryngeal cancer and passed away in 1994 at age 38 as a result of his addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine. Mr. Dixon started to smoke at age 11 or 12 while growing up in Milton, Florida, and continued to smok
PR Newswire
added Aug 21, 2018 17:39
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[North Carolina] Should e-cigs be marketed as a public-health benefit? UK report adds new fuel to debate over efforts to reduce smoking

“The House of Commons committee report on e-cigarettes is science-based, rational and reasonable, and it will have absolutely no effect on health authorities and regulators in the U.S.,” said Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 21, 2018 13:11
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2M Verdict In Smoking Death Suit ($$)

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. partially at fault for the death of a lifelong smoker who succumbed to laryngeal cancer, returning a $2 million verdict, according to court records. Tyrone Dixon was addicted to cigarettes, the jury fo
Law360
added Aug 21, 2018 12:39
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

Jurors in Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit, sitting in Alachua County, found cigarettes, and Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the dangers of smoking, hooked Tyrone Dixon to nicotine and led to fatal throat cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:24
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Florida Supreme Court Briefed On Disqualified Firm In Engle Cases ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. urge the Florida Supreme Court to turn away an appeal of a ruling that disqualified a law firm from providing legal representation for more than 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs in Florida’s Third District
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 05:01
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