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[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[California] Richard Fink: The Koch Brothers’ Big Tobacco Man Behind the Kochtopus Curtain

relatively few people have heard of Richard Fink. And even fewer know of his connections to Big Tobacco – connections which may have influenced the creation and actions of Koch-funded front groups for decades to come. With the Kochs’ support, Fink estab
The Checks and Balances Project
added Feb 6, 2013 05:41
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Experts predict the end of smoking in America

a confluence of changes has recently prompted public health leaders to start throwing around phrases like "endgame" and "tobacco-free generation." Now, they talk about the slowly-declining adult smoking rate dropping to 10 percent in the next decade and
Fox News
added Feb 18, 2014 03:40
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EDITORIAL: Smoking Is Worse Than You Imagined

There is an additional weapon that can be brought to bear. In mid-2009, Congress passed a law that gave the Food and Drug Administration authority for the first time to regulate tobacco products. It should use those powers to reduce the addictiveness and
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2014 01:04
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[Florida] Reynolds, Lorillard and Phillip Morris get new trial in appellate decision tied to surgeon general's warning

What makes Monday's appeals court ruling noteworthy is the defendants' success in getting the three-judge appeals court panel to agree that the U.S. Surgeon General's warning on cigarettes "was erroneously admitted into evidence and improperly used to bo
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Nov 9, 2017 20:56
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Surgeon general’s e-cigarette report panned as ‘truly terrible’

“It is truly terrible,” writes Counterfactual’s Clive Bates...“It’s so bizarrely bad,” said Jeff Stier, risk analyst with the National Center for Public Policy Research... “Full of false, misleading, deceptive statements re #ecigs. Needs a health warning
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Dec 10, 2016 17:49
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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33 Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Tobacco Industry Practices That Have Made Cigarettes More Deadly

In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to take action ... "No manufacturer of any other product would have been allowed to make product changes that increased the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:15
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Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
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