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TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

The question presented is whether the Due Process Clause is violated by the Florida Supreme Court’s new rule of preclusion, which permits Engle class members to establish petitioners’ liability without being required to prove essential elements of their
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 17, 2013 11:30
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Cert in Engle Case

Lawyers for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Philip Morris USA Inc., and Liggett Group LLC filed their petition for a writ of certiorari on August 9. (Hat tip: Law 360.)
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 17, 2013 11:13
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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Engle v. Liggett: Has Big Tobacco Finally Met Its Match?

With no further avenues of appeal left open in Martin, Gray, Campbell, and Hall, RJR, along with Philip Morris and Liggett in Campbell, have paid these and other judgments108 in the combined amount of $60,442,000.109 Over time, an accumulation of high-val
The Florida Bar Journal
added Aug 16, 2013 14:22
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Review Engle Decision ($$)

Tobacco companies have asked the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class to use findings from that case in their individual suits, arguing that it violates the
Law360
added Aug 16, 2013 01:57
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Supreme Court denies cert in cigarette labeling case

The Supreme Court’s cert denial may leave the 6th Circuit decision intact, but because the FDA has indicated that it plans to engage in new rulemaking, the tobacco companies have effectively avoided compliance with the stringent new rules.
Lexology (uk)
added May 10, 2013 09:58
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Supreme Court denies cert in cigarette labeling case

The Supreme Court’s cert denial may leave the 6th Circuit decision intact, but because the FDA has indicated that it plans to engage in new rulemaking, the tobacco companies have effectively avoided compliance with the stringent new rules.
Lexology (uk)
added May 10, 2013 09:58
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On Supreme Court’s Decision To Reject An Appeal By Tobacco Companies Challenging Marketing Laws

The Court’s decision today means that Congress’s public health goals for reducing tobacco use in children will not be impeded by tobacco companies seeking to increase their customer base and their profits.”
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:36
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Supreme Court Refuses Big Tobacco's Labeling Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants to review the Sixth Circuit's recent finding that a law requiring graphic warning labels on cigarette packs does not violate the First Amendment.
Law360
added Apr 24, 2013 09:58
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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to New Cigarette Labeling

However, even though the agency now has the authority to mandate new cigarette labels, the nature of those revisions remains tied up in another case. The FDA had hoped to add graphic warning labels on cigarette packs depicting the harmful effects of smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 23, 2013 06:45
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Supreme Court Lets FDA Move Forward with Graphic Cigarette Warnings And Other Tobacco Regulations

The new warnings are needed to better inform Americans about the deadly consequences of smoking. As Congress found in enacting the requirement, the current, text-only warnings – which are printed on the side of cigarette packs and haven't been updated si
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2013 20:02
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