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[Canada] VIDEO: Bar owner says Quebec bill banning terrasse smoking will hurt business

The owner of more than 40 bars and restaurants is predicting business will drop by as much as 15 per cent if Quebec goes ahead with a bill to ban smoking on outdoor patios. Bill 44 comes a decade after Quebec first prohibited smoking inside eating and dr
Canadian Press
added May 6, 2015 20:48

[Canada] Marijuana vaporizers borrow technology from e-cigarettes

Enns owns and operates a marijuana lounge in Halifax. His store is dedicated to all things pot and in the last few months, vaporizers have become the fastest moving item... appeal to his customers because they're discreet and portable, with a weaker smell
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 17, 2015 21:05

[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 (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 7, 2014 07:30

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

[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

[North Carolina] Lack of FTC news on Reynolds-Lorillard deal encourages investors

in the absence of public comment or regulatory filings from the companies or the FTC, investors may have reversed course with their sentiment on the deal. The companies said Jan. 20 they had achieved “certified substantial compliance” for additional regul
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 3, 2015 22:25

[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

[Florida] Fla. Court Throws Out $17M Award Against Big Tobacco ($$)

A Florida appeals court on Friday reversed a $16.8 million judgment against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the family of a woman who died of smoking-related diseases, ruling a trial court had prematurely declared her a member of
added May 13, 2013 04:12

[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

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight Engle Suits At US Supreme Court ($$)

members of the landmark class action were allowed to use findings from that case in their individual suits... filed 10 separate petitions for writs of certiorari in the cases that stemmed from the Florida Supreme Court's 2006 decision in Engle v. Liggett
added Apr 3, 2014 13:26
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