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FDA Accepts and Files U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

The application requests FDA authorization to make one claim: “IF YOU SMOKE CONSIDER THIS: Switching completely to this product from cigarettes reduces risk of lung cancer.” “It’s critical that smokers have accurate, non-misleading health information ab
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2018 18:20
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Tony Gwynn family reaches settlement with tobacco company over his death

The family of deceased baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has reached a settlement with the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, ending a lawsuit filed by the family that sought to hold the company responsible for “killing a baseball legend.” The family’s atto
USA Today
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[California] Family of baseball great Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit against tobacco industry giant

A major tobacco company agreed Thursday to settle a negligence and product liability lawsuit filed by the family of San Diego Padre great Tony Gwynn, who died of cancer at 54, decades after the company allegedly hooked him on — and then used him to promo
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[California] VIDEO: Family of late Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit with tobacco company

Gwynn used as many as two cans of smokeless tobacco per day...According to attorneys for the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and attorneys for the Gwynn family...this matter has been resolved to all parties’ satisfaction. The terms will remain confidential
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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[California] Gwynn's family settles suit with tobacco company

Gwynn’s widow and children filed the wrongful death lawsuit in 2016. In their filing, they contended Gwynn was “hopelessly addicted” to the company’s smokeless tobacco and started using it in 1977. That was about 10 years before health warnings were prin
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2018 20:22
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[California] Gwynn Family, Tobacco Company Reach Settlement in All-Star Tony Gwynn’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

“We assess litigation on a case-by-case basis and determined this agreement was in the best interests of the company,” U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. spokesman Steve Callahan said in a statement to NBC 7. Altria, which bought U.S. Smokeless Tobacco in 2009,
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Sep 8, 2018 20:21
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Contract Claims Against Tobacco Co. Preempted, Judge Says ($$)

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. on Wednesday ducked claims from three former employees that it breached their union contract and intentionally caused them stress leading up to their termination after an Illinois federal judge said the Labor Management Relation
Law360
added Jun 14, 2018 12:28
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[UK] FDA Moves to Dismiss Suit Regarding SE Standards

a lawsuit filed by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST) challenging the FDA’s issuance of Not Substantially Equivalent Orders for a smokeless tobacco product. The FDA has now moved to dismiss the lawsuit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction after resci
Lexology (uk)
added May 1, 2018 04:51
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[California] Trial Date Set in Tony Gwynn Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Smokeless Tobacco Company

A Sept. 20, 2019 trial date has been set in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, according to media reports. Gwynn’s widow, son and daughter filed their case agains
Times of San Diego
added Feb 20, 2018 20:39
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[California] Tony Gwynn tobacco lawsuit set for 2019 trial

The Tony Gwynn family now has a trial date for its lawsuit against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company – Sept. 20, 2019. That’s 19 months away and will be more than three years since the family filed suit against the company, blaming it for the death of
USA Today
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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