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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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[Canada] Changes coming to Windsor's smoking bylaws

Windsor City Council voted to update the city's smoking bylaws to include a number of outdoor spaces. The smoking ban will apply to city parks, beaches, trails, bus shelters, marinas, as well as recreation centres and conservation areas.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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[New York] Muni Tobacco Bonds Rally Most Since January on N.Y. Settlement

High-yield municipal tobacco bonds rallied by the most since January after New York reached a settlement with cigarette companies that freed up $550 million of funds, fueling speculation that other states will follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 21, 2015 15:10
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Win in Widow's $9M COPD Suit Highlights Engle Review for the Week of May 18

The six-member jury needed about three hours to reach a verdict for the tobacco maker, finding that Ethel Gray’s husband, Willie Gray, had not been addicted to Reynolds cigarettes. Addiction is one of several elements Engle progeny plaintiffs must prove.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2015 16:00
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco makes changes in advance of Reynolds deal

The U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc announced additional members of its eight-member management team Friday as it prepares for potential federal approval of Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion deal for Lorillard Inc. Analysts and indust
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 13:26
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[Florida] STEIN: Fraudulent Concealment and the Statute of Repose

Anyone interested in the tobacco litigation and/or medical malpractice must read Hess v. Philip Morris USA....this decision of the Florida Supreme Court advances the understanding of statutes of repose and how they apply, inter alia, in medical malpractic
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Apr 18, 2015 10:27
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[Florida] LETTER: Don't fall for Big Tobacco's ploy

trying to buy its way out of this accountability "problem" by paying 100 lobbyists to pass a bill that would result in Big Tobacco being treated differently....That AIF would support a Big Tobacco bailout without ever mentioning Big Tobacco really says it
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 19, 2015 20:33
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Reynolds American’s CEO on Merging, Managing and Smoking

Journal talked to Ms. Cameron about the factors that go into a successful merger, the ability to recruit young workers to a tobacco company and the future profile of cigarette smokers...Employees love the vapor. They’re proud they’re offering these altern
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 1, 2015 12:53
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[Tennessee] In a Florida courtroom, Nashville attorneys are fighting in the last great tobacco war | Cover Story

he's facing adversaries with virtually unlimited resources ...What the defendants don't want in Kerrivan is for Byrd, in full-on preacher mode, to characterize them the way he did the month before... "They have killed grandmothers and grandfathers," Byrd
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 5, 2015 11:16
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[Canada] Legions, First Nations exempt from new anti-smoking rules

None of the Smoke Free Ontario Act, including smoking inside a restaurant or even an office, applies on First Nations reserves either — although some reserves have passed their own bylaws against smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 9, 2015 12:45
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