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[Missouri] TWIST: Tobacco Companies Support MO Cigarette Tax Increase, American Cancer Society Opposes It

Tobacco companies have funneled more than $18 million into dueling campaigns to raise Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax. And most of the money pouring into the state isn’t being spent to kill the proposed tax increases. Rather, in a twist for
LakeExpo.com (Osage Beach, MO)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:03
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[Florida] $6M Cancer Death Trial Opens as RJR Questions Link Between Smoker's Casual Cocaine Use & Claimed Smoking Addiction

the case of a Cuban immigrant who died of laryngeal cancer 20 years ago, as they debated whether a smoker could truly be addicted to nicotine if he could stop and start a casual casual cocaine habit. Ledo v. R.J. Reynolds, 08-113-CA-31.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 29, 2016 02:11
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Big tobacco’s new ambitions

The race is on to come up with safer, more satisfying offerings. Philip Morris International, which spends nearly twice as much on research as BAT, reckons its new offering, iQOS, might add more than $1bn in profit by 2020. IQOS is a new type of e-cigare
The Economist
added Oct 28, 2016 16:51
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[California] Advocates Use LGBT History Month to Focus On Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Community

With October serving as LGBT history month which includes National Coming Out Day (October 11) groups are using October as an opportunity...Camel has released a mint-flavored product marketed toward the LGBT community as a way for them to “take pride in t
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Oct 29, 2016 14:44
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 27: Dromedary Debut

One of the nation's most successful brand names went on sale for the first time this month in 1913 — Camel cigarettes, the first pre-blended, packaged cigarettes. While machine-rolled cigarettes had been around since 1881, Camel was the first brand to bec
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 19:10
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[Florida] Engle jury awards $29 million in damages against Reynolds

Reynolds disclosed in its third-quarter report for fiscal 2016 that as of Sept. 30, it faces $196.1 million in compensatory damages and $197.4 million in punitive damages in Engle cases under appeal. Of the 56 jury verdicts listed, only seven have a lar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 27, 2016 15:18
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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:21
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: TRANSCRIPT (PDF)

Proceedings before the Honorable Charles 12 Roberts, Circuit Judge..."Now, the jury, if they conclude that Mr. Dubinsky died from skin cancer in this case, then plaintiffs will not be able to establish medical causation on their wrongful death claim.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:41
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Florida Jury Awards Nearly $29 Million in Damages in Smoker’s Death

Jurors awarded widower Alan Konzelman about $10 million more than he had sought, Law360 reports. He was awarded $8.8 million in compensatory damages for his pain and suffering over his wife’s death. He had asked for $5 million plus about $300,000 for his
News Inferno
added Oct 27, 2016 14:40
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Organic cigarette? Suit against Natural American Spirit involves 69 plaintiffs from 12 states

The complaint “asserts unjust enrichment claims under those states’ laws and asserts breach of express warranty claims on behalf of a national class of Natural American Spirit menthol purchasers. The complaint seeks class certification, payment for class
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 26, 2016 14:00
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