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Vector Group and Liggett Group Reach Comprehensive Settlement on Engle Tobacco Litigation in Florida (NYSE:VGR)

Resolves Thousands of Lawsuits, Largest Group of Legal Cases Against Company Company Will Incur After-Tax Charge of $53 Million in Third Quarter 2013
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 24, 2013 03:27
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[Canada] AGAR: Illegal cigarettes? Blame government

Governments are never going to get that money back by scolding people into being better citizens when all the government does about cigarettes is treat them as a cash cow.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:35
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Tobacco Companies Accountable for Engaging In 50-Year Conspiracy Of Misrepresenting Dangers Of Smoking Cigarettes, Plaintiffs' Counsel Announce

Damages Totaling Nearly $32 Million Returned In Two Cases in Federal Court In Florida This Month
Business Wire
added Apr 20, 2013 11:59
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[Florida] Court snuffs out tobacco's 'due process' claim

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.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 2, 2013 05:39
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[Canada] WARR-HUNTER: E-cigarettes — Freedom to vape

If you want to understand what life is like for the Canadian entrepreneurs who are seeking to serve the growing demand for electronic cigarettes, consider me. My family and I own an online “vaping” business, along with a brick-and-mortar store located in
National Post (ca)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:28
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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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[India] Nitish Kumar makes tobacco tax free in Bihar, draws flak

The Bihar government has decided to make tobacco tax free in the state, making a complete mockery of the Centre's anti-tobacco drive worth crores of rupees. The decision was taken after tobacco farmers reportedly met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and compl
OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:05
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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] Ontario doctors want ban on flavoured tobacco, menthol cigarettes

Ontario doctors want the provincial government to reintroduce legislation to ban tobacco products with candy and fruit flavours, and to add menthol cigarettes to the prohibited list. A previous bill that would have expanded a prohibition on the sale of ca
Canadian Press
added Oct 20, 2014 12:52
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