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On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Dec 7, 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
FDA will begin regulation on all tobacco products nationwide including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah. The sale of any tobacco product to minors will be prohibited as of August 8. In addition. Businesses that sell these products will be required to comp
Jul 27, 2016 WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:04
[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY et al.: EN BANC AMICUS BRIEF OF ENGLE STATE PLAINTIFFS’ FIRMS (PDF)
Ten years, 234 trials, and 17 denials of certiorari later, the core holding in Engle III has survived every opportunity Defendants have been given to challenge it. They have come up empty in every appellate court that could ever have jurisdiction. The
May 23, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added May 26, 2016 00:52
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and Six Nations Police are refuting information released by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) this morning, claiming up to 60 arrests in “Aboriginal organized crime” on their territories.
Apr 6, 2016 Two Row Times (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:12
that counsel for the daughter of a deceased smoker, awarded $1.26 million in damages after two significant reductions, are not contractually entitled to $965,000 in attorneys' fees, saying that figure was invalidated when the court...
Feb 24, 2016 Law360
added Feb 25, 2016 21:53
Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Sep 24, 2015 Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 15:19
"The decline in cigarette industry volume accelerated to 4.2% in the quarter resulting in a June year-to-date decrease of 6.5%. We now expect a full year decline towards the lower end of our 8% to 10% forecast range," said Jacek Olczak, CFO of Phillip Mo
Jul 21, 2015 Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2015 16:09
said Thursday it is closing its operations in Chile because of changes to the country's tobacco law. The world's No. 2 cigarette maker said it objects to changes that include banning additives, such as menthol, and adding larger warnings to cigarette pac
Jul 11, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 13, 2015 10:54
With an abundance of caution, the Parties are to file Statements as to whether the FTC's action in any way affects the information and assurances given to the Court at the May 19, 2015, hearing; such Statements shall be submitted within 15 days or earlier
May 27, 2015 Tobacco On Trial
added May 27, 2015 16:59
"regulation of cigarettes rests on the assumption that they will still be sold and that consumers will maintain a 'right to choose to smoke or not to smoke...these specific, sweeping bases…we conclude frustrate the full purposes and objectives of Congress
Apr 9, 2015 Courthouse News
added Apr 10, 2015 02:40