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Suzanne Côté: 5 things about Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice

She defended Imperial Tobacco during a class-action lawsuit in 2012, when she argued that the public has been aware of the dangers of smoking since the 1960s and that the federal government “is directly implicated in all aspects of the industry, from cul
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:15
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $1.8M Tobacco Judgment ($$)

against R.J. Reynolds for a smoker's widow and added to the dispute currently at the Florida Supreme Court on how to apply the state's 12-year statute of repose to fraud claims in Engle progeny cases. Florida's First District Court of Appeal affirmed a $
Law360
added Jan 8, 2014 10:11
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Rise of e-cigarettes sparks tobacco industry plans

Will e-cigarettes be taxed like regular cigarettes and face the same marketing restrictions or be treated as a safer alternative for smokers that should be encouraged? Tobacco manufacturers are banking on the latter. The third-largest tobacco organizat
PR Week US
added Oct 29, 2013 16:18
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Challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation – round 1 to the Australian Government

This note examines the High Court’s decision and the implications for the investor state arbitration claim. Expropriation of intellectual property rights – the High Court’s decision
Herbert Smith Freehills
added Oct 19, 2012 02:40
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[Canada] Université De Montréal Permanently Bans E-Cigarettes

Starting November 1st e-cigarettes will be officially prohibited on the Université de Montréal campus. A new legislation approved on October 7th by the university’s Executive Committee, the policy set to be enforced at the dawn of November will equate e-
MTL BLog (ca)
added Oct 31, 2014 11:32
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[Jamaica] Dangerous Cheap Smokes - Counterfeit Cigarettes Even More Harmful

With counterfeit cigarettes being sold for approximately half the price of legal ones, some smokers could believe they are getting a bargain, but if you thought regular cigarettes were unhealthy, wait until you hear what is inside their counterfeit count
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 25, 2018 18:08
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[Canada] VIDEO: Students using e-cigarettes to get high, police warn

Police in Edmonton are warning parents in Alberta and across the country that several students at local high schools have been caught using e-cigarettes to get high.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 9, 2014 17:10
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[Florida] Clay County woman wins $5M verdict in tobacco suit

In 2013, Gloria Bowden of Clay County filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. On March 26, a jury in the 4th Judicial Circuit ruled in her favor, reaching a $5 million v
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 16, 2014 21:34
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[Asia, India] ITC Launches New Cigarette Variant

ITC has launched a new variant of its popular cigarette brand, Gold Flake. The company has launched the 84 mm (millimetre) Gold Flake Quad Core filter cigarette, Cogencies reported citing sources.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:04
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[Florida] Supreme Court OKs $20-Million Smoker Award

Leaves door open for additional lawsuits in Florida
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:54
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