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[Connecticut] BARBARA A. IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Opinion

We are not oblivious to the irony that a member of an industry that for decades disputed the addictive effect and dangerous health hazards associated with smoking seeks to shield itself from liability by asserting that such dangers were well-known to the
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 21:44
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[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Says Smoker's Widower Can't Use Engle Findings ($$)

cannot rely on the landmark Engle case's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims, arguing Friday that imposing liability violates the tobacco company's due process rights and is federally preempted.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

awarded $13 million against R.J. Reynolds to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:49
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands confirms plans to cut 375 workers, one-third of production staff

The plant’s 1,100 legacy Lorillard Inc.’s 1,100 production workers have been preparing for such a blow ever since rumors surfaced in March 2014 about Reynolds American Inc. buying their company to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2016 22:47
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $10M Punitive Verdict Boosts Award Against RJR to $13M in Fatal COPD Trial

The punitive verdict, which exceeded the $8.8 million in punitives Kelley/Uustal's Eric Rosen requested in Friday morning's closings, followed about an hour of deliberations.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 23, 2016 17:43
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Hit With $13M Verdict In Smoker Death Trial ($$)

to the children of a heavy smoker who died of lung disease, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes from her until she was hopelessly addicted... The case centered on the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death of smoker Virginia Wil
Law360
added Apr 22, 2016 19:59
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Lawsuit against natural cigarette maker moved to New Mexico

A class-action lawsuit targeting a company behind a line of cigarettes touted as natural has moved to U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. Three men from California, New York and Florida are suing the maker of American Spirit cigarettes, Santa Fe Natural
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2016 10:52
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[North Carolina] E-cigs, vaporizers, smokeless tobacco products may gain grandfather exemption from FDA rules

Supporters of the amendment — including co-sponsors Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop Jr., D-Ga. — say having a later predicate date makes “common sense” since there are studies that show e-cigs and vaporizers offer a reduced-risk alternative t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2016 14:05
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[New York] Rozema v. U.S. Depart. of Health, 5:14-CV-0495

menthol is not an HPHC as defined by FDA....any information that TPMs report to FDA...which also constitutes trade secret and/or commercial or financial information under FOIA Exemption 4..."shall be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed[.]"
New York Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2016 16:55
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