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[Canada] Proposed e-cigarette law changed soon after public scrutiny

Stephen McNeil's government began its retreat on banning flavoured juice and tobacco used in vaporizers almost immediately after the proposed law came under fire from the public, CBC News has learned. Documents obtained under Nova Scotia's Freedom of Inf
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:11
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[Florida] VIDEOS: Haliburton v R.J. Reynolds

This proceeding is currently in progress. Click on a session below to view video. All event times are listed in the local time zone.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:05
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[Florida] $21M Award to Smoker's Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds$21M Award to Smoker’s Widow in Suit Against R.J. Reynolds

After more than two days of deliberations, a jury awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit ... The verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, found that Schleider’s husband, Andrew, was addicted to nicotine,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:38
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[Florida] These Lawyers Helped Win $13.5M Tobacco Award to Widow of Man With Lung Cancer

Outcome: The jury decided Wilcox was addicted to cigarettes and his addiction was the legal cause of his lung cancer and death. It found Wilcox 30 percent at fault and Reynolds 70 percent at fault. The jury also found Wilcox relied to his detriment on Re
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 23, 2014 11:34
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[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigs in school: Ban proposed for students vaping in Winnipeg classrooms

E-cigarettes have turned up in the classroom, and students are using the products to smoke during class, sparking calls for a ban on the products inside Winnipeg schools.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:44
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Alliance One International, Inc. announces plans to enter the Ugandan Tobacco Leaf Market

AOU's core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an Integrated Production System ("IPS") that supports sustainable compliant tobacco leaf production. To execute on its plan, AOU expects to employ agronomy and su
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:22
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Fortnightly Tobacco Companies Review: Lawsuits In Florida And Uruguay

The last two weeks brought much sorrow to cigarette companies in the U.S. Philip Morris USA (part of the Altria Group (NYSE: MO)) and R.J. Reynolds (part of Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI)) were both asked to pay out damages worth several millions of dolla
Trefis
added Sep 27, 2014 14:02
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $23B Verdict In Fla. Engle Suit ($$)

Howard Acosta, an attorney representing the plaintiff, told Law360 Friday the arguments "struck a nerve" with the jury. Acosta also said R.J. Reynolds would need to bond the verdict to appeal it, and that the bond alone could be as high as $2 billion, a
Law360
added Jul 21, 2014 02:40
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[Asia] Tobacco control in Uzbekistan – next steps

Uzbekistan ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in 2012 and is continuously working towards its implementation. According to the Global Tobacco Control Report 2012, the adult daily smoking prevalence was 10%. This number doe
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2014 10:18
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