Philip Morris USA, others win favorable verdict

Apr 29, 2011 Full story: KSNT-TV Topeka

Philip Morris USA and other major tobacco companies won a favorable verdict Friday in a lawsuit filed by 37 Missouri hospitals seeking more than $455 million for treating sick smokers.

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Storm Warning

De Forest, WI

#1 Apr 30, 2011
The supreme court is filled with clowns

Since: Mar 11

Monroe, NY

#2 May 6, 2011
"The jury agreed with Philip Morris USA that ordinary cigarettes are not negligently designed or defective," Murray Garnick, Altria Client Services senior vice president and associate general counsel, said in a statement.
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What is he talking about? Of course, they aren't!They are sophisticated, ingenious devices designed with a great care to increase addiction and make people puff faster and buy more. Defective? I wish they were.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#3 May 7, 2011
True. It is not negligence, it is criminal intent.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#4 May 7, 2011
Storm Warning wrote:
The supreme court is filled with clowns
Hey, come on! They appointed Bush, didn't they? Oh, yeah. Never mind.

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