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[Florida] Former Railroad Worker's Suit Against R.J. Reynolds Time-Barred, Defense Claims in Trial Over COPD

Attorneys battled Wednesday over whether the statute of limitations bars a former smoker's suit against R.J. Reynolds for the respiratory disease that renders him dependent on an oxygen tank, as trial opened in the case. Hackimer v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:11
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three key moments in the history of marketing tobacco to women

For Women’s Equality Day...a few key moments in the history... 1929 For the 1929 Easter parade in New York City... 1968...Phillip Morris rolled out the marketing slogan “You’ve come a long way, baby”... 2007 R.J. Reynolds introduced a new cigarette cal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 26, 2016 21:16
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[Florida] Re: Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 13-14590 (PDF)

Defendants submit this response...underscores that no one can ascertain what the Engle jury actually decided with reasonable confidence and that Walker rested on an incorrect premise. The due process problems with the Engle findings are therefore unavo
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 26, 2016 19:50
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Escapes Liability For Mom's Lung Cancer Death ($$)

A Florida jury on Thursday found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. not liable in an $8 million trial over a mother's lung cancer death, saying that either she was not addicted to cigarettes or that the addiction wasn't the cause of her death.
Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:07
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[Florida] Engle Findings Have Due Process Issues, RJR Tells 11th Circ. ($$)

that an Aug. 10 Florida state court decision in Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Lourie concluded that the Engle jury’s findings were based on evidence specific to cigarettes, not the characteristics inherent in ordinary cigarettes. That contradicts the premise
Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:06
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Copenhagen vs. Grizzly Showdown?

A showdown may be brewing in the smokeless-tobacco arena as major brands take turns striking blows with new flavors...Herzog attributed the Copenhagen increase to the success of its Copenhagen Mint product, which she said had a successful national expansi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 20:13
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Cigarette Dollar Sales Up

were up by 1.1% in the past four weeks, riding on a 3.1% price increase, according to Nielsen data. The positive, all-channels sales data is good news, coming against “marginally worse” volumes that showed a 2% drop in the same four-week period (ending A
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:59
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Price hikes help tobacco industry overcome lower sales volumes

Cigarette manufacturers’ ability to get smokers to absorb rounds of price increases contributed to additional revenue increases, according to a leading tobacco-industry analyst. Bonnie Herzog with Wells Fargo Securities said Tuesday that the price increa
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2016 05:13
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[Missouri] Raise Your Hand for Kids gets big legal victory, still on the ballot

Beetem’s ruling should allow the amendment to remain on the ballot through the November election, barring appeals by opponents. Beetem ruled that challenges to the substance of the amendment were not yet ripe. He also ruled against challenges to the certi
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 03:47
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Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17
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