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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Get Smoked in Court

JD Supra, LLC
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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Republican Candidates Set Target on Supreme Court

Graham also underscored the importance of the high court as an election issue. “We have to win this election. The court’s at stake. It is the most important reason for us to turn out, to make sure we don't lose the judiciary for decades to come.”
National Law Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 14:26
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[California, Oregon] State courts rule on punitives ($$)

Tobacco cases follow key Supreme Court decision
Lawyers Weekly USA
added Feb 14, 2008 00:00
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If Drug Dealers Can be Found Criminally Liable, Can Big Tobacco?

Last month, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case of Burrage v. United States. The case focuses on a federal law that requires a mandatory sentence for a drug dealer if “death or serious injury” results from drugs they sold. During oral arguments
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:11
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BAYER/JOHNS/COLGROVE: The FDA and Graphic Cigarette-Pack Warnings — Thwarted by the Courts

Creating new graphics and conducting new research will take time in the face of the chill ... This costly setback for public health may well be measured in morbidity and mortality.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jun 27, 2013 22:26
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[Florida] Supreme Court OKs Stacked Anti-Tobacco Suits, But Pioneering Heroes Ignored

Monday's victory, in which the Supreme Court ruled that cigarette companies can't use their legal defenses, opens the door for additional smokers to sue for billions - and where big tobacco will have
PRLog
added Mar 28, 2012 00:00
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The Powell Memo: A Call-to-Arms for Corporations

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson explain the significance of the Powell Memorandum, a call-to-arms for American corporations written by Virginia lawyer (and future U.S. Supreme Court justice) Lewis Powell to a neighbor working with the U.S. Chamber of Com
Bill Moyers.com
added Dec 10, 2012 19:30
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State AGs Win Right to Sue Corporations in State Court

State attorneys general who have been aggressively pursuing companies for alleged violations of their antitrust and consumer protection laws scored a major victory on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that their lawsuits belong in state, not fede
National Law Journal
added Jan 15, 2014 08:27
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[USA] How Grotesque Could Our Cigarette Labels Get? (Just Look at Australia's)

Who gets to decide just how disgusting our cigarette packages will be? Maybe the Supreme Court.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 15, 2012 16:27
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US Supreme Court denies certiorari for Engle litigation ($$)

Wisconsin Law Journal
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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