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Tobacco companies on Wednesday asked the Florida Supreme Court to narrowly construe the state's 12-year statute of repose with regard to Engle progeny plaintiffs' fraud claims in two cases that could determine whether the former class members will be able
Apr 30, 2014 Law360
added May 1, 2014 09:49
Electronic-Cigarette (or e-cigarette) is not banned in the nation although the vapour solution containing stimulant nicotine used in the cigarettes falls under the group of products listed in the Poisons Act 1952. Therefore, vendors of e-cigarettes must
Feb 20, 2013 Borneo Post (my)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:36
Dozens of young people gathered outside a Toronto International Film Fest venue on Saturday, using a flash mob and fake coughs to draw attention to the issue of smoking in movies. As moviegoers lined up outside Roy Thomson Hall to see St. Vincent, the gr
Sep 6, 2014 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
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Sep 20, 2012 Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor, P.A.
added Sep 20, 2012 13:46
Ontario doctors want the provincial government to reintroduce legislation to ban tobacco products with candy and fruit flavours, and to add menthol cigarettes to the prohibited list. A previous bill that would have expanded a prohibition on the sale of ca
Oct 15, 2014 Canadian Press
added Oct 20, 2014 12:52
Although plaintiffs have been mostly successful in cases that have gone to trial since the Florida Supreme Court paved the way with an important ruling in 2006, none can match the scope of the victory achieved by plaintiff Marvine Calloway on June 4.
Jun 18, 2012 JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 18, 2012 14:29
The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Apr 22, 2014 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
Despite increased restrictions and prominent signage, many smokers are still lighting up near public buildings on Toronto's streets. There were no charges laid in the city, despite 212 complaints concerning smoking in public areas last year, CTV News has
Apr 13, 2015 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 14:55
According to study published in Psychiatry Journal, women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods. The study found that the urge to smoke is stronger at the beginning of the phase that begins after menstruation.
Jan 5, 2015 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:40
A Florida jury handed down a $40.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Thursday in an Engle progeny case, awarding the money to a widow who blames the cigarette maker for causing her husband's fatal lung cancer.
Feb 19, 2013 Law360
added Feb 19, 2013 17:47