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Oregon Could Allow Cities and Counties to Set Tobacco Taxes

Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
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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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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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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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The Maker of the World's Finest Cigars has reached new heights yet again

Exceeding the current $1,250 price tag on Gurkha's His Majesty's Reserve, the new release will retail at $2,000 per stick, and be available in boxes of 10 cigars. Only 100 boxes will be released of this exclusive cigar that will be presented in an exquisi
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 12:47
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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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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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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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