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[Florida] West Palm Beach widow loses in Big Tobacco lawsuit over husband’s death

An 84-year-old widow who founded Love’s Flower Shop in downtown West Palm Beach this week failed to persuade a jury that tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds was responsible for the 1993 lung cancer death of her husband.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 20, 2012 17:47
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[Canada, UK] AUDIO: E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

legislators are talking about — and enacting — regulations, and more and more research is published every month. But the jury is still out on their safety, and whether they are a gateway to smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:57
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[Canada] Quebec smokers v. 'Big Tobacco': $17.8B class action wrapping up

With nearly $18 billion on the line, lawyers for Quebec smokers and Big Tobacco began their final arguments Monday, in a landmark case that has been underway for years. Two groups representing an estimated 1 million Quebec smokers are suing three major C
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 22, 2014 23:23
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[Florida] Fla. Firm Accuses Co-Counsel Of Stealing Engle Progeny Client ($$)

Florida law firm J. B. Harris PA sued Ice Legal PA on Monday in state court, accusing it of inducing a client to sign an illegal contract granting it exclusive representation in a multi-plaintiff Engle-progeny case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and ot
Law360
added Nov 7, 2013 03:33
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Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms: Lieff Cabraser

Such was the case with the firm's involvement in so-called Engle cases ... Cabraser had been through legal scraps with the tobacco industry before, having played a central role in the preparation of the landmark Costano class action in the 1990s. “It's
Law360
added Oct 17, 2013 07:31
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[Canada] City of Saskatoon considering e-cigarette ban

A report heading to the planning committee Monday is recommending council amend the city’s No Smoking Policy to include e-cigarettes. If approved, using e-cigarettes in all city-owned buildings, pools, seating areas of outdoor sports facilities and withi
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:40
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[Canada] E-cigarette retailer could sell to a '10-year-old', wants regulations

An electronic cigarette retailer in Newfoundland and Labrador wants the industry to be regulated, but not as restricted as his counterparts will soon be in other Canadian provinces. Beginning at the end of May, new legislation by the Nova Scotia gover
CBC News (ca)
added May 19, 2015 00:59
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cigarette Warning Labels May Prompt Quit Attempts

Cigarette warning labels may influence smokers to quit even when they try to void seeing the labels, according to a study. Researchers found that small, text-only warning labels like those on cigarette packs in the United States prompt people to think a
University Herald
added Jul 11, 2014 07:22
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[Korea - South] KT&G, BAT Korea release new cigarettes

KT&G said it has produced an apple-scented menthol cigarette named "Esse Sense Apple Mint," . . . BAT Korea released "Dunhilll Fine Cut Slims" in which tobacco leaves are half the size of previous products, increasing the mildness of cigar.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:17
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Wins Big Ruling Too Late

Tobacco finally won a ruling that seriously undercuts the famous Engle ruling...The problem? The industry in February announced that it was settling nearly every case that might have been affected by this ruling.
Litigation Daily
added Apr 10, 2015 02:46
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