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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57

[Massachusetts] Cancer Widow Seeks $27M From Tobacco, Auto Parts Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and an auto parts company should pay $27 million in damages for selling cigarettes and asbestos-laden brakes that combined to cause a man’s fatal lung cancer, counsel...
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18

[Florida] RIDLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS / UPCOMING Trial 10/09/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, which caused addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:05

Florida Appellate Court Upholds $18 Million Award To Former Smoker’s Widow ($$)

on Sept. 28 affirmed a jury’s $18 million award for compensatory and punitive damages to the widow of a smoker (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04

[Florida] Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts

Carlos Ortiz, 60, died in 2008, four years after being diagnosed with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Ortiz, who began smoking as a teenager, continued smoking up to three packs a day throughout his life... family contends a widesp
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:06

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Can't Duck Damages In Engle Suit, Judge Says ($$)

A Florida federal judge found Wednesday that a 1999 law shielding exposure to punitive damages should not allow Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to duck damages in an Engle tobacco wrongful death suit, holding that three state appellate courts have reject
added Oct 4, 2018 17:00

[New York] Big Tobacco paying big money to lobby in Albany again

News10NBC dug through state records and found that in 2017, Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris, spent $729,945 on lobbyists. Tobacco company Reynolds American spends nearly $230,000. Juul Labs, the maker of a USB-sized vaporizer, spent $80,000
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Oct 4, 2018 16:40

2 Recent Florida Supreme Court Rulings Could Impact Insurance Industry

Odom v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....Justices Canady and Polston dissented, and agreed with the Florida Justice Reform Institute’s argument in another filed amicus brief that the Florida Supreme Court did not have constitutional authority to overturn the
Insurance Journal
added Oct 3, 2018 08:34

Florida Supreme Court says appeals court erred when it reversed $4.5 million award over smoking-related death

In her lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a district court awarded the damages after a jury determined Gwendolyn E. Odom’s mother passed away because of her cigarette addiction. The appeals court overturned it as well as the trial court’s denial
Legal NewsLine
added Oct 3, 2018 08:22

[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01
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