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Tobacco Regulation Review, V. 4, No. 2, Dec. 2005 Dec 2005

Tobacco Regulation Review, V. 4, No. 2, Dec. 2005

Tobacco Regulation Review

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Tobacco Regulation Review, V. 4, No. 1, May 2005 May 2005

Tobacco Regulation Review, V. 4, No. 1, May 2005

Tobacco Regulation Review

No abstract provided.


Punishing Tobacco Industry Misconduct: The Case For Exceeding A Single Digit Ratio Between Punitive And Compensatory Damages, Sara D. Guardino, Richard A. Daynard Jan 2005

Punishing Tobacco Industry Misconduct: The Case For Exceeding A Single Digit Ratio Between Punitive And Compensatory Damages, Sara D. Guardino, Richard A. Daynard

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This article addresses large punitive damages awards that juries have granted to plaintiffs in recent cases against the tobacco industry, and demonstrates why such high awards are a warranted and necessary incentive for the companies to change their dangerous course of conduct.

In State Farm v. Campbell, the United States Supreme Court announced that “few awards exceeding a single-digit ratio between punitive and compensatory damages” will be constitutional. In a subsequent smoking and health case brought against Philip Morris, however, a state appeals court allowed a punitive damages award that was almost 97 times the compensatory damages award. This decision ...


Big Tobacco And Hollywood: Kicking The Habit Of Product Placement And On-Screen Smoking, Matthew S. Fuchs Jan 2005

Big Tobacco And Hollywood: Kicking The Habit Of Product Placement And On-Screen Smoking, Matthew S. Fuchs

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

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