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[Florida] Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.

A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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FDA Seeks Marketing Info From More E-Cig Makers ($$)

Friday asked 21 e-cigarette companies, including the makers and importers of Vuse Alto and myblu, to cough up information about whether more than 40... T
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:28
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Some E-Cigarettes May Need to Halt Sales After Latest FDA Move

sent warning letters regarding 40 e-cigarette products to 21 companies, asking them to prove that they haven’t run afoul of an exemption that let the industry continue selling vaping devices after the agency began regulating them in 2016.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2018 16:26
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In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

sent letters to companies including Reynolds American Inc...asking for evidence that the products were on the market before the August 2016 cutoff date...“will not allow the proliferation of e-cigarettes” being sold without proper approval and “will take
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 16:01
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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
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[Massachusetts] Cancer Widow Seeks $27M From Tobacco, Auto Parts Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and an auto parts company should pay $27 million in damages for selling cigarettes and asbestos-laden brakes that combined to cause a man’s fatal lung cancer, counsel...
Law360
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts

Carlos Ortiz, 60, died in 2008, four years after being diagnosed with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Ortiz, who began smoking as a teenager, continued smoking up to three packs a day throughout his life... family contends a widesp
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:06
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