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[Florida] BECK: In Smoking Cases, Interminable Delay Is the Real Due Process Violation

On Monday, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. filed a reply brief in an appeal it brought before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In Walker v. RJR ... Given that the Engle ruling is now seven years old, this due process issue should have been s
AmericanLawyer.com
added May 23, 2013 03:31
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[Canada] Province takes tough stance on tobacco

In an effort to protect Alberta's minors from the harmful effects of tobacco use, the provincial government has implemented legislation which prohibits smoking in vehicles when children are present and reduces access to flavoured tobacco.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:25
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[Canada] VIDEO: Quebec tables bill targeting e-cigarettes, smoking on patios

Quebec has introduced sweeping legislation that would extend the ban to patios and subject increasingly popular e-cigarettes to the same rules as other tobacco products. Flavoured tobacco would also be outlawed as would smoking in a vehicle if someone und
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 11, 2015 14:45
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[Canada] Multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Big Tobacco now in the hands of judge

class-action lawsuit that targets three Canadian tobacco manufacturers for nearly $20 billion has ended after almost three years of testimony. Closing arguments wrapped up in Montreal on Thursday, with Quebec Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan taking th
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:45
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Arkansas judge approves $29.1M payout in Marlboro case

Fox on Tuesday approved paying $29.1 million from a $45 million lawsuit settlement fund to 21,132 Marlboro Lights smokers and their lawyers. The fund was set up to end a 13-year-old class-action lawsuit accusing Philip Morris USA and parent company Altri
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Jan 18, 2017 19:18
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[Canada] Durham MPP Granville Anderson says Ontario will focus on smuggled smokes to raise revenues

With the Province on the red side of the ledger, the finance minister said Ontario will turn its attention to the “underground economy,” with a renewed focus on contraband tobacco products, which Mr. Sousa said could fetch as much as $400 million in addi
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:20
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Trumps Plaintiffs Bar By Using This Technicality

Ward lost his entitlement to fees and costs because he made a flawed settlement offer....The offer of judgment law, Florida Statutes Section 768.79, is intended to encourage settlement ...penalizes lawyers who rate an A- instead of an A in Draftsmanship
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 7, 2014 07:30
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Japan seeks Zambian tobacco

JAPAN Tobacco (JT), the world’s third largest tobacco manufacturer has signed a contract with 7,000 Zambian tobacco farmers for the supply of raw tobacco to that country. Speaking during a question and answer session when President Sata met Japanese bus
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 13, 2012 16:27
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[Canada] Return of the smoking room? Employers grapple with medicinal marijuana use

Could reasonable accomodation for medical marijuana users see a return to the days of smoking rooms?
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:32
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[Canada] E-cigarettes with nicotine illegal, but shops still selling product

No such products have been approved to date.” Yassine works as a consultant at Electronic Cigarette Ottawa, where he says he is helping more and more Canadians kick the habit of smoking for a healthier alternative. But a lack of scientific data into the
Metro (ca)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:10
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