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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Florida] BERGER JURY VERDICT ON PUNITIVE DAMAGES (PDF)

What is the total amount of punitive damages, if any, which you find, by a preponderance of the evidence, should be assessed against Philip Morris?... $20,760,000.14 SO SAY WE ALL, this 16th day of September, 2014,
Wolters Kluwer
added Nov 8, 2014 20:47
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Steven Hammer

Steven Hammer, who tries Engle cases with the Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger, carries an 8-2 record, with no mistrials in more than five years of Engle trials.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:06
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[UK] Half-smoked cigar belonging to Britain's greatest engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel goes on show - alongside the case he used for his 40-A-DAY habit

One of the most ingenious and prolific engineers in history, Brunel oversaw the building of 25 railway lines, more than 100 bridges and three ships - and was rarely seen without a cigar between his lips.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:44
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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking

Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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[Ethiopia] Gov't, Sheba Investment negotiate tobacco enterprise acquisition

government of Ethiopia is negotiating with representatives of Sheba Investment PLC – a company owned by foreign investors – for the full acquisition of the National Tobacco Enterprise SC, a legal tobacco monopoly in Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.
The Reporter (et)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:05
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[Florida] BUONOMO vs. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondent. (PDF)

THIS COURT HAS JURISDICTION OVER THE FOURTH DISTRICT’S DECISION BECAUSE, IN ITS DECISION, THE FOURTH DISTRICT RELIED ON A DECISION THIS COURT HAS ACCEPTED JURISDICTION OVER AND BECAUSE THE FOURTH DISTRICT’S DECISION CONFLICTS WITH A DECISION OF ANOT
Supreme Court of Florida
added Mar 20, 2014 13:17
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[Oregon] GRAPHICS: Multnomah County Health 'Sweet Deceit' Posters

Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:26
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