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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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[New York] Circuit Reinstates RICO Action in Sale of Contraband Cigarettes ($$)

The court rejected defendant Rodney Morrison's claim that the circuit's decision to certify questions on the New York Tax Law on cigarettes to the state's highest court indicated the law under which he was prosecuted was unconstitutionally vague.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 17, 2012 06:10
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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[Florida] It's not smoking ... it's 'vaping'

E-cigarettes have grown up since a disposable cigarette facsimile with a weak battery began appearing in convenience stores a couple of years ago. The rechargeable next generation is sold in tobacco stores. It is composed of a rechargeable, battery-opera
Ft. Myers (FL) News-Press
added Jun 18, 2012 14:12
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[Florida] Schlesinger Law Offices Wins $75 Million in Damages Against Big Tobacco on Behalf of Deceased Construction Worker

The verdict is unique because this is the first, and thus far only, Engle progeny case in which compensatory and punitive damages were assessed against each tobacco company
CBS MarketWatch
added Jun 6, 2012 04:45
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Japan Tobacco's new CEO lights up Imperial with M&A talk

sparked takeover speculation on Tuesday by naming a new chief executive who wants the world’s third-largest international tobacco maker to do more overseas acquisitions to offset falling cigarette sales at home. Shares in British tobacco company Imperial
Reuters
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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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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Nationwide Regulation of E-Cigarettes, Cigars and Hookah Tobacco Starts August 8th

FDA will begin regulation on all tobacco products nationwide including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah. The sale of any tobacco product to minors will be prohibited as of August 8. In addition. Businesses that sell these products will be required to comp
WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:04
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[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: EN BANC AMICUS BRIEF OF ENGLE STATE PLAINTIFFS’ FIRMS (PDF)

Ten years, 234 trials, and 17 denials of certiorari later, the core holding in Engle III has survived every opportunity Defendants have been given to challenge it. They have come up empty in every appellate court that could ever have jurisdiction. The
Amazon CloudFront
added May 26, 2016 00:52
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[Florida] Fla. Court Told Attys' Fees In Engle Progeny Case Are Invalid ($$)

that counsel for the daughter of a deceased smoker, awarded $1.26 million in damages after two significant reductions, are not contractually entitled to $965,000 in attorneys' fees, saying that figure was invalidated when the court...
Law360
added Feb 25, 2016 21:53
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