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Tonga's King gives approval for cigarette factory

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 10, 2003 00:00
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Review Ruling On Engle Liability ($$)

"Today was a small measure of justice for [Faye Graham's] family in finally getting tobacco to pay up for what it did...As a result of the Supreme Court's denial of certiorari, we are hopeful that other families of deceased smokers will soon also receive
Law360
added Jan 9, 2018 03:27
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[Canada] Kimberley’s smoking bylaw proving difficult to enforce

“We need to find a way to communicate how the city intends to enforce that bylaw,” he said. “We have no bylaw officer on weekends or evenings. I don’t agree with establishing a smoking area. Second hand smoke has been proven to be a health hazard. Now is
Kimberly (BC) Daily Bulletin (ca)
added Apr 26, 2017 01:25
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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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[Florida] GRAHAM, Plaintiff-Appellee v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al. Defendants-Appellants: EN BANC REPLY BRIEF FOR APPELLANTS R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY AND PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. (PDF)

The questions before this Court boil down to whether there is a way to give effect to the Engle jury’s strict-liability and negligence findings that both comports with due process and avoids a preemption problem. Plaintiff does not and cannot identify one
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2016 17:46
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[Canada] Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by cigarette manufacturer

A Quebec law that was adopted to facilitate the recovery of the costs of medical treatment to smokers has stood up to a cigarette manufacturer’s attempts to invalidate it. On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear an appeal by JTI-MacDon
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 6, 2016 19:32
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[Florida] THE 2016 PLAINTIFFS' HOT LIST Motley Rice

Motley Rice founding member Joseph Rice also helped ink a $100 million settlement on Feb. 25, 2015, with Big Tobacco to resolve about 400 smoker cases pending in federal courts in Florida. It was the largest tobacco settlement in decades and spawned from
National Law Journal
added Mar 13, 2016 10:56
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[Canada] Head and neck cancers the focus of tobacco-free week

Tobacco-related cancers of the head and neck are in the spotlight this year as Quebec marks tobacco-free week. A television and social media campaign featuring people and families struggling with cancer end with a heavy tag line: "Smoking, suffering, dy
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 20:59
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[Florida] IN RE: ENGLE CASES: LIEFF CABRASER’S BRIEF CONCERNING MATTERS RAISED IN ORDER FOR DISBURSEMENT OF SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS AND FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS (PDF)

We believe that we discharged ourselves in a highly professional and ethical manner and we are now confident that in the end we achieved what we set out to do. We do not believe that any investigation of our conduct is warranted. But if the Court sees
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 13, 2015 16:54
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Cleared Of $10M Liability In War Hero's Death ($$)

R.J. Reynolds escaped liability in an Engle progeny case after a man's family failed to prove he died of coronary artery disease to avoid losing the case on statute of limitations grounds.
Law360
added Nov 20, 2015 22:20
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