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tobacco use in lgbt communities

As the LGBT community gained more social and political acceptance, especially in the 1990s, marketers took notice. Industry documents show that tobacco companies were aware of high smoking rates among sexual minorities, and marketing plans show their eff
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:07

[Florida] Fla. Justices Shut AG Out Of Oral Args In Asbestos Case ($$)

The brief order rejects Florida Attorney General Pamela Bondi’s request to appear at oral arguments to support using the stricter so-called Daubert standard....Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane in 2016 after finding a lower court allowed expert witnesses wh
added Feb 14, 2018 03:58
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[Maine] Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat

When Democratic legislators gathered in a hotel in Portland, Maine...“Nicotine Without Smoke: How to Reduce the Harm of Smoking,” featuring Dr. Saul Shiffman...adviser to Pinney Associates...that works with tobacco giant Reynolds American. The company, wh
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:26

Florida Supreme Court Declines To Review $18 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

an Engle progeny trial in which tobacco companies argued for a new trial because of the trial court’s failure to dismiss a juror for prejudice against tobacco companies...Andy Allen Sr. sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on behalf o
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 12, 2018 20:52

Florida appeals court declines to revive tobacco cases

said a lower court had been right to toss more than 70 lawsuits filed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company on behalf of smokers who had been dead for many years, rejecting the lawyers’ requests to substitute the plaintiffs for new ones. “The lawsuits fi
added Feb 10, 2018 16:55

$17.5M Total Verdict Handed Down Against RJR, Philip Morris for South Florida Woman's Cancer Death

The damage award, handed down by a jury in Florida’s 11th Circuit Court, in Dade County, includes $10 million in punitive damages divided equally between R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on Tuesday, and $7.5 million in compensatories for the 1997 cancer d
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:45

[Florida] MOBLEY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 02/12/18 –

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:45


In this Engle progeny tobacco litigation proceeding, Plaintiff Teresa Starr- Blundell (personal representative of the estate of Lucy Starr) alleged Philip Morris Tobacco Co and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking ciga
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:44

Florida Jury Awards $40.9 Million In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

awarded the family of a former smoker $27 million in punitive damages in an Engle progeny suit, bringing the total amount of damages to $40.9 million (Dawn Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2008-CV-022558, Fla. 17th Jud. Cir. Broward Co.). VID
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 7, 2018 19:59

[Florida] $41.7M Award Against RJR for Smoker's COPD One of Largest Engle Tobacco Verdicts in Three Years

a nearly $27.8 million punitive verdict, capping a $41.7 million total award against the tobacco giant for its role in the respiratory disease that jurors found forced a Florida woman to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-022
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:44
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