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Florida Appeals Court Affirms Transfer Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

rejected a challenge by the widow of a smoker of a July 2017 transfer of her wrongful death claims against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. from Miami-Dade to Martin County (Phyllis Muro v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 3D17-1765, Fla. App., 3rd Dist., 2018 Fla
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 7, 2018 23:29
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Florida Appeals Court: Stay Of Judgment In Engle Progeny Case Required ($$)

A Florida judge erred in refusing to stay execution of a judgment where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. complied with Florida’s bond-cap statute by posting a $15 million bond, the Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal ruled June 6 (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 7, 2018 23:28
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[New York] LETTER: KONIGSBERG: Raise the smoking age

I’m calling on my local and surrounding area legislators, both in the state Senate and Assembly, to push for a T21 bill to be put on the table. In addition I’m asking for them to reach out to their colleagues for support to see that their respective bill
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Jun 7, 2018 22:32
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Florida Supreme Court weighs damages for adult child in smoker’s death

One justice described the relationship between Juanita Thurston and Gwendolyn Odom as a “textbook example” of love between a mother and a daughter. But the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with whether Odom, an adult, should be able to receive
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Jun 7, 2018 16:47
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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Vaping Products

Despite a $12 million ad blizzard by a giant tobacco company, voters in San Francisco resoundingly supported a new ban on the selling of flavored tobacco products, including vaping liquids packaged as candies and juice boxes, and menthol cigarettes. The
New York Times
added Jun 7, 2018 15:14
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[Kentucky] E’town toughens smoking ordinance

Elizabethtown tightened its grip Mon­day on smoking in public places after the city council approved the addition of electronic cigarettes to its no-smoking ordinance. The first reading of the amendment to the ordinance, which passed in 2006, was May 21
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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New Jersey Legislature looks again at banning smoking on beaches within the state

Assembly and Senate committees on Monday advanced bills to prohibit smoking in state parks and forests, county and municipal parks and state, county and municipal beaches. Designated smoking areas could be established covering no more than 15 percent of
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jun 7, 2018 05:35
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[California] REYNOLDS: San Francisco leads nation with ban on flavored vaping products

I am appalled that the “No on Proposition E” campaign was almost entirely funded by my family’s R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. It outspent the “Yes on Prop. E” campaign many times over. This was a David versus Goliath battle, Big Tobacco against health advoca
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 6, 2018 17:44
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of LAURA GROSSMAN, deceased, Appellee. (PDF)

The record establishes that RJ Reynolds posted a sufficient bond pursuant to section 569.23(3)(a)1., and is entitled to a stay of execution. We therefore conclude the trial court erred by not staying the writ of garnishment. However, we are satisfi
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2018 10:32
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[New York] Supervisors get public feel on Tobacco 21

The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing for a proposed local law which would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old within county lines. Essex County Department of Public Health Director Linda Beers opened
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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