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[Florida] Tobacco companies say not liable for lung cancer of Cuban immigrant who began smoking long before arriving in US

The widow of Cuban-born Juan Lopez, who died in 1994, is suing Phillip Morris and RJ Reynolds, claiming the tobacco companies were responsible for the man's lung cancer because they suppressed information and continued to deny cigarettes were dangerous a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added May 27, 2018 20:06
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[California] GLANTZ: Scientific evidence that getting rid of flavored tobacco products will improve health

The public comment we just submitted to FDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on flavors sums up the current state of the science: Flavors attract kids to tobacco products Flavors make it easier for kids to consume tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:45
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Hit With $21M Verdict In Engle Case ($$)

The jury awarded Faye Theis, the widow of Fred Theis, $7 million in compensatory damages on Tuesday, then followed that up with a $14 million punitive award late on Wednesday. The jury found the tobacco giants liable on fraud and conspiracy counts for m
Law360
added May 25, 2018 18:38
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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers face nearly $20M in Engle case damages

Ed Sweda Jr., a senior attorney with Northeastern University School of Law, said in January there have been about 300 Engle progeny trials over the past 10 years. About 200 of them resulted in plaintiff verdicts with compensatory and punitive damages ty
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2018 11:32
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $14M in Punitives Pushes Verdict for Smoker's Widow to $21M Total in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

5/24/18 9AM Update: The Florida state court jury imposed a $10 million punitive verdict against Philip Morris and another $4 million against R.J. Reynolds after deliberating for about four hours Wednesday in the second phase of trial over the lung cancer
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 24, 2018 18:49
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[China] BAT invests in Chinese venture capital fund in quest for new innovative products

British American Tobacco PLC’s quest to develop innovative tobacco products has led the manufacturing giant to make its first investment in a venture capital fund. The company, which owns Reynolds American Inc., confirmed Tuesday that it is participatin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2018 15:57
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

The Board of Supervisors already voted for this ban last year. But tobacco companies didn’t like that decision. So they gathered enough signatures to put the decision in the hands of the voters instead. If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect t
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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[California] June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco

Reynolds Tobacco Co. is blanketing the city with ads — on the radio, television, online and via direct mail — urging a "no" vote on Proposition E. The latest campaign finance contributions show that the tobacco giant, which produces Newport menthols, the
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 16, 2018 21:30
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R.J. Reynolds Defends Dismissal Of Florida Wrongful Death Claims ($$)

a Pinellas County trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying a motion to vacate an earlier dismissal for lack of prosecution because a plaintiff disregarded procedures to avoid dismissal during a “standstill agreement” in the underlying wrongful
Lexis Nexis
added May 15, 2018 05:03
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