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FDA may reveal heightened electronic cigarette regulations today

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
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2016 11:45
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellant, v. LUCINDA NAUGLE, Appellee (PDF)

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.
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jul 3, 2012 01:58
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Ahead of Health Canada's e-cigarette decision, a look at current rules

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:
Canadian Press
added May 14, 2015 01:21
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U.S. Supreme Court sides against Big Tobacco in Florida litigation

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
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jun 11, 2014 21:28
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Suzanne Côté: 5 things about Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice

She defended Imperial Tobacco during a class-action lawsuit in 2012, when she argued that the public has been aware of the dangers of smoking since the 1960s and that the federal government “is directly implicated in all aspects of the industry, from cul
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:15
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $1.8M Tobacco Judgment ($$)

against R.J. Reynolds for a smoker's widow and added to the dispute currently at the Florida Supreme Court on how to apply the state's 12-year statute of repose to fraud claims in Engle progeny cases. Florida's First District Court of Appeal affirmed a $
Law360
added Jan 8, 2014 10:11
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[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
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:33
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[Europe] 32 of UK motorists want smoking ban in cars

New research from Motors.co.uk has revealed that under a third (32%) of Brits would welcome a ban against smoking in cars.
Motors.co.uk
added Oct 30, 2013 13:27
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Challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation – round 1 to the Australian Government

This note examines the High Court’s decision and the implications for the investor state arbitration claim. Expropriation of intellectual property rights – the High Court’s decision
Herbert Smith Freehills
added Oct 19, 2012 02:40
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[Canada] Université De Montréal Permanently Bans E-Cigarettes

Starting November 1st e-cigarettes will be officially prohibited on the Université de Montréal campus. A new legislation approved on October 7th by the university’s Executive Committee, the policy set to be enforced at the dawn of November will equate e-
MTL BLog (ca)
added Oct 31, 2014 11:32
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