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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of December 8

Thursday saw Dorothy Wilson, the daughter of Andrew Halburton, the deceased smoker at the heart of this suit against R.J. Reynolds, describe her father's heavy history of smoking. Wilson told jurors that her father would begin smoking soon after he awoke
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 15, 2014 01:23
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[Florida] Another Tobacco Lawsuit Settled for $21 Million in Favor of the Plaintiff, Parker Waichman LLP Comments

“We are happy that the justice system continues to recognize that cigarettes are dangerous,” said Gary Falkowitz, Managing Attorney at Parker Waichman LLP. “These verdicts should be sending a strong message to the tobacco industry.”
PR Web
added Dec 3, 2014 11:59
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New Supreme Court of Canada appointee Suzanne Côté has national profile, known for taking on big cases

woman to the Supreme Court of Canada directly from a career in private practice. She has often represented large corporations in court — above, Imperial Tobacco in 2012
Financial Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:02
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco activists for ban on Marlboro campaign

Anti-tobacco campaigners have demanded immediate stoppage of advertising and promotional campaigns by the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris ... advocacy organization Progga protested the luxuries rock city concert 'road to rock nation' through
Financial Express (bd)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:50
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[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds, sports fields

It will soon be illegal to smoke on patios, playgrounds and public sports fields in Ontario. The provincial government said Friday it is enacting regulatory changes to make good on previously announced tobacco control measures. The changes take effect o
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 08:37
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[Canada] Anti-smoking groups cheering e-cigarette ban

Angeline Webb with the Alberta chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society tells 630CHED’s Andrew Grose that agrees with Northlands decision. “Particularly for kids, they shouldn’t be exposed to the act of smoking,” she says. “It’s not a healthy behaviour. W
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Nov 7, 2014 12:05
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[Florida] Steven Hammer's last moments in his Phase 2 closings in Calloway v. RJR

Attorney, Steven Hammer, ends his closing argument powerfully, encouraging the jury to "be proud of your verdict" and to "walk away knowing you made the right decision today."
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 3, 2014 11:19
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[Florida] Court Revives Tobacco Suit After Woman's Mother Dies

A woman convinced the Fourth District Court of Appeal on Wednesday that she could amend a complaint filed by her mother to add a wrongful death claim against several tobacco companies. Kimberly Roden also prevailed against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Phili
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 14, 2014 06:33
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Shift to pipe tobacco, large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue... which will be the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday
CNBC
added Jul 28, 2014 22:56
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[Canada] HOOKAHS (WATERPIPES) & SHISHA: A SUMMARY (PDF)

If passed, Bill 131 will amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to ban all flavoured tobacco products and strengthen enforcement to allow for testing of tobacco in waterpipes in indoor public places. However, in order to effectively address the hookah
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:28
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