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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco to test tobacco e-cigarette in Japan

plans to test a new tobacco-based cigarette alternative in Japan next month, it said on Tuesday, taking aim at Philip Morris International Inc's popular iQOS and Japan Tobacco Inc's Ploom Tech. BAT said it plans to launch its new product, called "glo", o
Reuters
added Nov 8, 2016 23:12
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Tobacco industry eyes California proposition to raise cigarette tax

Herzog said the big Election Day concerns for the manufacturers are the potential that a successful California proposition encourages other left-leaning states to follow suit, and the possibility, though slim, of Republicans losing control of the U.S. Ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 19:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco-control groups turn to billboard messages

Anti-tobacco groups in Nigeria Thursday unveiled a billboard in Abuja to press home demands for the adoption of Regulations for Implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act 2015 by the Nigerian government.
Premium Times (ng)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:01
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: TRANSCRIPT (PDF)

Proceedings before the Honorable Charles 12 Roberts, Circuit Judge..."Now, the jury, if they conclude that Mr. Dubinsky died from skin cancer in this case, then plaintiffs will not be able to establish medical causation on their wrongful death claim.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:41
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING THE DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Because the conduct of defense counsel in this case was unprofessional toward plaintiff’s counsel, and made the witness feel harassed and intimidated, Plaintiff seeks a protective order preventing any further discovery depositions of Dr. Scheinbart.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:28
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[Florida] Boies Schiller Partner Sanctioned For Lengthy Deposition ($$)

representing Philip Morris USA Inc. in a tobacco liability lawsuit for conducting a five-hour deposition of an oncologist serving as an expert in the case, calling the session “excessive” and criticizing him for wasting time.
Law360
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore] LESTER: Excluding Tobacco From Trade Agreements: The Wrong Way To Promote Policy Space

The most frequently cited example is Philip Morris bringing claims against Uruguay and Australia for their respective tobacco laws. Both claims failed. This argument is overstated and unconvincing. Even after the Philip Morris claims, over thirty countri
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:39
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[Canada] PMI asks the Supreme Court to "guide" provincial courts towards disclosing medical records

an Ontario case manager exhorted the provincial governments who have launched cost-recovery lawsuits against the tobacco companies to pool efforts... But what should happen when provincial courts make opposing decisions on similar issues? That is the ch
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:57
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33
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