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[Florida] Split Decision: Philip Morris Hit for $1.5M, but RJR Cleared in Trial Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida jury Tuesday found nicotine addiction and Philip Morris cigarettes caused a 40-year smoker's fatal cancer and awarded her widower $1.5 million in compensatory damages. But, it rejected any punitive payout and cleared R.J. Reynolds of liability.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 21, 2016 13:43
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[Florida] Smoker's Widower Awarded $1.5M In Engle Trial ($$)

The jury in Fort Lauderdale reached the decision after about a day of deliberations. Philip Morris was 25 percent responsible for Virginia Varner's death, and Varner herself bears the other 75 percent of the blame, jurors found.
Law360
added Jul 20, 2016 10:04
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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke in Apartments, Condominiums

If you live in an apartment or condominium, cigarette smoke can easily seep into your home... R.J. Reynolds sent an email to Healthline that stated smokers should avoid exposing children to secondhand smoke as well as obey all smoking regulations.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 20, 2016 10:01
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[California] Tobacco companies drop nearly $17 million into anti-tax campaign

After months of eerie silence from the tobacco industry, Altria and R.J. Reynolds reported nearly $17 million in contributions Friday to oppose Proposition 56, which would increase tobacco taxes by $2 a pack in California. Altria contributed $10.8 milli
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 19, 2016 15:47
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e-cigarette May Cause Less Harm: Tobacco Primes to Gain

In order to maintain share in the developed countries, the tobacco biggies have resorted to innovation in the form of e-cigarettes and Reduced Risk Products (RRP) to mitigate losses from an increasing number of quitters. Per Euromonitor International, th
NASDAQ
added Jul 17, 2016 02:22
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HERNANDEZ: Why The Florida Supreme Court Shouldn't Undo Daubert

There have also been significant and noteworthy trial court orders addressing Daubert...judge entirely excluded an addiction expert in a tobacco litigation matter. See Wendel v. R.J. Reynolds...finding the expert was unqualified to opine on nicotine addic
Law360
added Jul 16, 2016 01:43
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[UK] DAUBE/CHAPMAN: The problem with selling a lethal product: you just can't get the staff

Reports to the [SEC] seem to tell a different story about the calibre of people in the tobacco industry. Altria reported that, “Altria Group, Inc. may be unable to attract and retain the best talent due to the impact of decreasing social acceptance of to
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:15
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN 2ND QUARTER EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL

View the live Webcast July 26, 2016 Time: 09:00 AM EST
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:54
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Florida Jury Awards $68,300 In Punitives To Engle Progeny Plaintiff ($$)

bringing the total award to $133,300 (Michael Sermons v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2008-CA-000397, Fla. 4th Jud. Cir., Duval Co.). The jury in the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court for Duval County said in its verdict that Philip Morris will pay
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 7, 2016 18:22
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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