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[Florida] Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[North Carolina] Tobacco stocks burned by slump in Japanese market for one company's heated cigarettes

Eclipse was considered ahead of its time when developed in the 1990s, but has struggled to gain traction with smokers while in national distribution from 2003 to 2007. Eclipse remains available in limited supply at wholesale and retailer request, includi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2018 18:05
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[California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is using the same old arguments against San Francisco law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products

their unsuccessful campaign in 1988 to block Proposition 99, California’s landmark tobacco control education and research program. Back then they argued that if the voters increased cigarette taxes there would be a huge increase in crime. Check out thei
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:28
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[Florida] Fla. Court Wants Hearing On Engle Firm Conflict Questions ($$)

Two tobacco giants will get another shot at addressing alleged conflicts at a plaintiffs firm handling Engle progeny cases that hired a lawyer who had previously done related work for one of the companies, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Fourt
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 17:19
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant/Cross-Appellee, v. ALAN KONZELMAN, as personal representative of the estate of ELEANOR KONZELMAN, Appellee/Cross-Appellant: ANSWER/CROSS-INITIAL BRIEF OF ALAN KONZELMAN (PDF)

I. The 1999 Amendments to Section 768.73 Do Not Prohibit Plaintiff From Recovering Punitive Damages. II. The Trial Court Reasonably Upheld the Jury’s Award of Non- Economic Damages. III. Reynolds Only Seeks to “Preserve” Its Undeveloped “Constitutional
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 19, 2018 01:31
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant/Defendant v. ALAN KONZELMAN, as personal representative of the ESTATE OF ELEANOR KONZELMAN, Appellee/Plaintiff, INITIAL BRIEF OF APPELLANT (PDF)

I. THE TRIAL COURT ERRED WHEN IT REFUSED TO APPLY FLORIDA’S BAR AGAINST SUCCESSIVE AWARDS OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES BASED ON THE SAME CONDUCT / II. REYNOLDS IS ENTITLED TO A SUBSTANTIAL REMITTITUR OR A NEW TRIAL ON COMPENSATORY DAMAGES / III. REYNOLDS PRES
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 18, 2018 13:48
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Says $20M Punitive Damages Barred In Engle Case ($$)

appeals court Tuesday to reverse $20 million in punitive damages awarded to a smoker's widower, arguing that state law bars it from being hit with punitive damages it has already incurred in another case for the same acts. In oral arguments, the cigarett
Law360
added Apr 18, 2018 13:42
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Balancing the OTP Category / Will smokeless tobacco be able to capitalize on reduced-risk classification?

analytics indicate the other tobacco product (OTP) subcategory has regained a strong momentum... Alongside sales picking up, the other big news hitting this OTP subcategory was the announcement that the two largest producers would seek government approval
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 16, 2018 22:09
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Florida Appeals Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her mother was addicted to cigarettes and that her heart disease, lung cancer and subsequent death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes (Debra Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:57
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[Michigan] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Dismissed From Exploding E-Cigarette Suit ($$)

A federal judge in Michigan on March 27 granted a motion to dismiss a tobacco company from an exploding e-cigarette suit and substitute the tobacco company’s subsidiary, which makes and sells the allegedly defective e-cigarette (Ronald Sumner v. R.J. Rey
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:56
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