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Florida ruling could force tobacco sector's hand in Engle cases

The ruling leaves cigarette companies with no option but to bring the due process argument back to the U.S. Supreme Court, which has refused to review the issue twice in the past year, lawyers said.
Thomson Reuters
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48
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[Florida] A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Has the settlement dam finally broken in the so-called Engle progeny Florida tobacco litigation? Or will the big cigarette makers continue trying to plug their fingers in the dike? That’s the multibillion-dollar question after a $100 million settlement
Law.com
added Mar 1, 2015 22:31
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[Canada] Quebec on e-cigarettes: No sale to minors, no 'vaping' in public

The Quebec government may soon crack down on the sale of electronic cigarettes, if Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois has her way. Charlebois wants the sale of e-cigarettes to minors banned. She also wants to apply the same rules to e-cigarettes as
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:35
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[Canada] 10 things you need to know about Ontario's new smoking bans

Ontario’s Liberal government will ban smoking on patios at bars and restaurants as of Jan. 1, 2015, but that’s not all the sweeping new regulation imposes. .. The new regulation under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act bans smoking anywhere “the public is ordina
Canada.com (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:16
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Engle Fraud Claims In Fla. High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to narrowly construe the state's 12-year statute of repose with regard to Engle progeny plaintiffs' fraud claims in two cases that could determine whether the former class members will be able
Law360
added May 1, 2014 09:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Cases in a Nutshell

Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor, P.A.
added Sep 20, 2012 13:46
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[Malaysia] E-cigarettes not banned but liquid used listed as poison

Electronic-Cigarette (or e-cigarette) is not banned in the nation although the vapour solution containing stimulant nicotine used in the cigarettes falls under the group of products listed in the Poisons Act 1952. Therefore, vendors of e-cigarettes must
Borneo Post (my)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:36
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Takes a $75 Million Hit

Although plaintiffs have been mostly successful in cases that have gone to trial since the Florida Supreme Court paved the way with an important ruling in 2006, none can match the scope of the victory achieved by plaintiff Marvine Calloway on June 4.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 18, 2012 14:29
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[Canada] Women crave cigarettes more during periods: study

According to study published in Psychiatry Journal, women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods. The study found that the urge to smoke is stronger at the beginning of the phase that begins after menstruation.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:40
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[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
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