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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Suffer $10M Blow In Engle Trial ($$)

compensatory damages verdict for Rose Pollari... The jury found that Paul Pollari was addicted to nicotine and that his cigarette smoking was the cause of his fatal lung cancer, allocating 42.5 percent of the responsibility for his smoking-related ailment
Law360
added Mar 25, 2015 12:04
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[Canada] And then there were Ten: Nova Scotia files lawsuit against tobacco companies

Nestled on page 21 of their 10K filing was a bit of news relevant to Canada... There seems to have been little fanfare around this event. I could find no press release or other communication on the Government of Nova Scotia's web-site. Nor was it mention
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:52
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight To Keep 'Tortious' Conduct Off Engle Trial ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants fought Saturday to preserve two court orders so far finding that evidence of their conduct after a smoker kicked the habit in the 1970s should be kept from an upcoming Engle trial this month.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2015 20:00
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Luxury Cigars, From Cuba To China - Forbes

Sales of premium cigars are growing at between 4% and 5% a year, with a typical smoker getting younger by the day.... Further growth in premium cigars, priced between $20 and $200 each or more, is expected in particular to be fuelled by two Communist-rule
Forbes
added Jan 23, 2015 11:36
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[Florida] Philip Morris Fights For New Trial After $27M Verdict

said that the court has a duty to correct the award of roughly $6 million on compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffered chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a result.
Law360
added Dec 3, 2014 19:06
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[Florida] Opening Statement of the Week: James Gustafson in Webb v R.J. Reynolds

James Gustafson, representing Dianne Webb, gives the opening statement in the retrial on damages ...Throughout his statement, he highlights the defendant’s culpability as a closed issue, while also delivering a powerful narrative of Horner’s bond with hi
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:05
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: W. Ray Persons

King & Spalding’s W. Ray Persons has been one of the most active Engle defense attorneys since we issued our Series 1 cards in 2011; he carries an impressive 4-3 record with only one mistrial in the last three years. The nine-month period between May 201
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2014 04:48
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Series 2, #1: Howard Acosta

we’re introducing Series 2 of our the trading cards. Each Tuesday, we’ll issue a new card featuring a case or attorney that has made a significant impact in this landmark litigation.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:02
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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[Hungary] Hungarian national tobacco stores closed for 60 days to lose concessions

Naitonal tobacco stores in Hungary are not allowed to operate in hypermarkets and at petrol stores anymore, as new regulations have been introduced. Many Hungarian national tobacco stores had to close at Friday midnight according to new regulations proh
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:07
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