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Florida appeals court denies punitive damages against Reynolds

In a second-quarter report filed in July, Reynolds listed 34 Engle progeny cases in which a jury verdict has been rendered against the company and either the compensatory and/or punitive damages have been set or are under appeal. The list provides the pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:17
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Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements (PDF) (15 MB)

Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 21, 2014 01:34
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Regulatory Filings

PM USA Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements / Nu Mark Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products / Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products
Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 19, 2014 17:55
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[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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[Canada] Day 228: The paper chase

The testimony of marketing professor David Soberman had been interrupted ... questions served to give his witness the opportunity to explain why the plaintiff's marketing expert, Richard Pollay, was wrong in his assessment of the intent or impact of toba
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:47
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[Canada] Vaping: The battle for acceptance is rising

The vapour electronic cigarettes produce is all but odourless and, many argue, far, far safer than tobacco smoke for users and anyone within second-hand range. While odourless, however, so called e-cigarettes are producing the stench of controversy as th
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:27
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[North Dakota] PHOTO: Slick ways tobacco companies are targeting youth

Tobacco companies spend billions of dollars to advertise their products, with packaging that appeals to youth.
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Mar 1, 2014 18:06
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Ethiopia passes law banning smoking in public

Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives pass a new tobacco control proclamation. The proclamation prohibits smoking in public places and it also includes putting enormous taxes on and increasing the price of cigarettes.
Ethiosports
added Jan 22, 2014 19:46
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers fume but won't kick the habit

The 14 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty may have riled up smokers but those interviewed said it was unlikely to deter them from kicking the habit.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:28
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GODSHALL: Impact of FDA Deeming Regulation on Public Health -- FDLI (Food and Drug Law Institute) Annual Conference April 23, 2013

a deeming regulation for e-cigarettes would threaten the lives of cigarette smokers and e-cigarette consumers, and would only protect existing cigarette and drug industry markets. FDA’s actions on e-cigarettes since 2009 have been unethical public health
Google Docs
added Sep 27, 2013 03:32
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