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[California] Tony Gwynn’s children put blame on tobacco industry

“Our dad was an elite athlete who didn’t drink or smoke because he cared about his health and performance,” Tony Gwynn Jr. said. “If he had known how addictive and harmful to his health dip was, he would not have started using it in college, become addic
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:08

[California] ARCHIVE: Family wants tobacco industry held accountable for Tony Gwynn’s death

The adult children of former Padre Tony Gwynn said Tuesday they filed a lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court so that the tobacco industry would be held accountable for the death of their father and others. Tony Gwynn used smokeless tobacco for 31 years, an
KSWB FOX 5 (San Diego, CA)
added May 4, 2017 05:55

[California] Tony Gwynn's Family Says Tobacco Co. At Fault For Death ($$)

Family members of Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on Monday filed a wrongful death suit in California court, alleging that a tobacco company lured him into an addiction to smokeless tobacco that made him an unwitting promoter of the products and eventua
added May 26, 2016 00:17

Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Altria for His Death

The tobacco companies "continued to deluge Tony during his college years with countless free samples of 'dip' tobacco products they purposely adulterated to make more addictive. All the while, they did not mention either the highly addictive nature of the
Courthouse News
added May 26, 2016 00:12

[California] Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

The court filing lists eight defendants, including Altria Group Corp. and US Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC., and two people the suit says ran an intramural softball team called "Skoal Brothers" at San Diego State in the late 1970s. The "Skoal Brothers" provi
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 13:20

[California] ALICIA GWYNN v. ALTRIA GROUP, INC., a corporation, successor-in-interest to UST Inc.; U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY, et. al. (PDF)

The Defendants, and each of them, made factual representations to Tony Gwynn, the public, Plaintiffs, the government, and others, about their Products, but did not disclose facts that materially qualify these representations, or that rendered these repres
Amazon CloudFront
added May 26, 2016 00:47

Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation (PDF)

On April 22, 2014, the parties filed an amended proposed consent order and accompanying submission in the district court seeking entry of a revised agreement on the implementation details of the corrective communications remedy.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 15, 2014 10:16

[New York] Altria Urges 2nd Circ. To Rethink NYC Flavored Tobacco Limits ($$)

Altria unit U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Manufacturing Co. LLC said the appeals court erred when it affirmed a federal judge's decision to uphold a New York City ordinance limiting the sale of flavored tobacco products to tobacco bars. Under the Family Smokin
added Mar 12, 2013 15:37

[New York] Altria Urges 2nd Circ. To Rethink NYC Flavored Tobacco Limits ($$)

An Altria Group Inc. unit on Friday asked the Second Circuit to reconsider its challenge to a New York City law effectively prohibiting the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco, arguing that the ordinance is federally preempted and should be struck down. A
added Mar 11, 2013 18:34

[New York] Altria Loses Another Appeal of NYC Flavored-Tobacco Ban

New York City's ban on the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco products anywhere -- except in tobacco bars -- will stay in effect, thanks to a court ruling earlier today. Altria Group Inc. had launched a bid to get the 2009 law reversed on the grounds the
Convenience Store News
added Feb 27, 2013 12:01
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