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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32
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[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

The historical and cultural significance of traditional tobacco was used to validate commercially available tobacco....Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and cou
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2018 02:03
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Former Connecticut Woman's $28M Tobacco Verdict Stands

Former Norwich resident and smoker Barbara Izzarelli is in line to receive at least $28.1 million in damages against R.J. Reynolds after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear the case.
Law.com
added Mar 1, 2018 14:30
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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Slammed With $42M Verdict With No Fault for Smoker

what made Dawn Schlefstein’s case unique was that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. did not try to argue Schlefstein was partially to blame for her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company withdrew the comparative fault defense before trial, a move Alva
Law.com
added Feb 26, 2018 20:34
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$19.5M Verdict Knocks R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Its Part in Florida Pawn Broker's Lung Cancer Death

The award includes $4.5 million in compensatory damages to the widow and daughter of Frank Graffeo and a $15 million punitive verdict imposed against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes, which jurors concluded hooked
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 23, 2018 18:51
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[UK] New blend eases the whiff of decline

Falling cigarette volumes are hardly a new phenomenon; the tobacco industry has been in steady decline for years. But despite British American Tobacco’s best efforts to put the emphasis of yesterday’s full-year results on the “transformational” acquisiti
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:43
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[North Carolina] Reynolds revenue boosts BAT to record year for profits, sales

The full addition of Reynolds American Inc. revenue bolstered the fiscal 2017 profit of parent company British American Tobacco Plc by 7.8 percent to a record $8.22 billion. BAT is the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer, having comple
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 22, 2018 23:36
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