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A Florida appeals court has upheld a $37 million judgment against Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny case brought by a smoker who claimed cigarettes caused her emphysema, saying a trial judge properly refused to overturn a jury's verdict against t
Jun 28, 2012 Law360
added Jul 3, 2012 01:44
Frank Correnti Cigars, which claims to be the only handmade cigar factory left in Canada, will have to leave its current location next spring.
Oct 9, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 12:25
The Food and Drug Administration could reveal today its long-awaited second phase of heightened regulations on tobacco products, particularly electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, according to anti-smoking advocates. The first phase was revealed i
May 5, 2016 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
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The changes also added playgrounds, and sports fields to the places where people can no longer smoke. The revised legislation also bans the sale of tobacco products from university and college campuses.
Jan 2, 2015 GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 3, 2015 13:47
Philip Morris USA, Inc. (PM USA) appeals the final judgment, awarding appellee, Lucinda Naugle, $36,760,500 . . . PM USA raises five issues on appeal. We reject each of appellant's contentions of error and affirm the judgment in its entirety.
Jun 22, 2012 Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 3, 2012 01:58
As the country waits for Health Canada to weigh in, the rules on e-cigarette use continue to evolve. Here is a partial list of places and business sectors that have created rules to limit e-cigarette use:
May 13, 2015 Canadian Press
added May 14, 2015 01:21
Plaintiffs are winning about two-thirds of the Florida cases, said Ed Sweda, a senior attorney for PHAI, a health advocacy group at Northeastern University's law school. He said Big Tobacco lawyers now may try to craft a global settlement with the rough
Jun 10, 2014 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jun 11, 2014 21:28
[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling
The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
Dec 30, 2016 The Independent (uk)
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New research from Motors.co.uk has revealed that under a third (32%) of Brits would welcome a ban against smoking in cars.
Oct 28, 2013 Motors.co.uk
added Oct 30, 2013 13:27
[Canada] MAHOOD/ILER: Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians / Charitable tax status may do more harm than good for some non-profits.
The non-profit sector could lobby to change the Income Tax Act to confirm that free expression of views in areas of a charity’s expertise is a public good, and an acceptable charitable activity. New Zealand and Australia have just recently done essentiall
Feb 14, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
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