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A federal appeals court Thursday rejected arguments by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that its due-process rights had been violated as cigarette makers try to fend off thousands of lawsuits in Florida.
Nov 2, 2013 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 2, 2013 05:39
Even a 'tiny hit of nicotine can leave first-time smokers addicted - and it's their genes that are to blame'
After being repeatedly given the drug, some individuals become nicotine 'avoiders', but others become nicotine 'choosers' and are more likely to become addicted. And whether we are an avoider or a chooser depends on our genes, they said.
Sep 14, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:50
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.
Mar 22, 2013 Thomson Reuters
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48
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
Feb 25, 2015 Law.com
added Mar 1, 2015 22:31
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
Aug 17, 2014 CBC News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:35
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
Nov 7, 2014 Canada.com (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:16
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
Apr 30, 2014 Law360
added May 1, 2014 09:49
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
Feb 20, 2013 Borneo Post (my)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:36
Sep 20, 2012 Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor, P.A.
added Sep 20, 2012 13:46
Long Plain First Nation celebrated the grand opening today of a new gas station and smoke shop on the first urban reserve within city limits. First Nation chiefs and officials from the province, the city and federal government braved a stiff winter wind
Feb 23, 2015 Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:31