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[Florida] Tobacco Appeal Bonds

During the 2009 Legislative Session, the Legislature passed a bill (SB 2198) relating to the posting of security with regard to judgments against tobacco companies that were participants in the settlement of the State's case against tobacco companies, S
Supreme Court of Florida
added Oct 14, 2012 03:43
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Bhutan smokers huff and puff over tobacco ban

The world's strictest anti-tobacco laws have anguished sellers and consumers in the remote Himalayan kingdom.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Sep 28, 2012 19:12
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[China, UK] Indian anti-smoking lobby hits out at London Olympic organizers

The London Olympics Committee, however, has created Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) within the Olympic Park for smokers. Indian anti-smoking activists have knocked the door of the London Olympics Organizing Committee urging them to push for a tobacco-fr
Times of India
added Jul 31, 2012 14:10
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Nothing is at all safe about e-cigarettes

My thanks to Steve Johnson, owner of SnG Vapor of Grand Forks, for pointing out the safety of water, vegetable glycerin, flavorings and propylene glycol in e-cigarette vapors. . . there is no study that shows what a safe level of nicotine is and, persona
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 30, 2012 15:24
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[Canada] Another win for non-smokers

The Weitzels dropped their BC Human Rights complaint against their chain-smoking neighbour after he agreed to install an expensive exhaust fan in his suite and now their strata complex has voted for a “no smoking allowed” bylaw last month.
Langley (BC) Times (ca)
added Jul 17, 2012 07:37
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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[Florida] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT: VECTOR GROUP LTD.

On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $9 Million Verdict Against Cigarette Companies

The jury found that Mr. Oshinsky was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes and that his addiction caused his lung cancer in 1993 and his death in 2000. They found that he reasonably relied on statements and omissions made by Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R
MarketWired
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Can’t Remove Engle Fee Fight, Firms Say ($$)

Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 15:19
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Jones Day failed to stave off a $35 million verdict against its client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., landing the firm...
Law360
added Sep 18, 2015 12:26
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