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[Florida, North Carolina] Ruling allowing Engle evidence in future trials makes it harder for tobacco companies in smoking lawsuits

Philip Morris USA spokesman Brian May said the more than 200-page dissenting opinion “provides strong legal ground for review by the U.S. Supreme Court,” May said. “Although we disagree with the decision, it will not meaningfully change the trial struct
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Florida] Time On Tobacco’s Side In Engle Progeny Battles

John McCoy says he probably won’t live long enough to collect the $10.5 million judgment he won against the tobacco companies. In the decade since he filed his lawsuit over the lung cancer death of his wife, Glodine, two of his children have died. The 88-
Law360
added May 21, 2017 20:32
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Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

A final vote by the commission could come as soon as this week, people familiar with the review said. The FTC is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. A majority has to agree on a course of action. FTC staffers have spent months examining Reyn
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:34
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2013's Biggest Tobacco Stories

If there's one thing you can say about the tobacco category, it's that it's never boring, and 2013 was no exception. Here are five of the biggest news stories from this past year (in order of date):
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:47
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FDA Cracking Down on RYO and Internet Tobacco Vendors

The agency has issued 10,000 tobacco retailer warning letters and four warning letters for cigarette or roll-your-own tobacco labeled as “pipe tobacco.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:10
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[Canada] Councillor to call for exemption to e-cigarette ban

On Monday, thirteen e-cigarette shop owners and users appealed to the community services committee to change a proposed ban, which would see the devices banned anywhere tobacco is forbidden.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 2, 2015 15:22
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Sales Surpass 120 Million KG

Zimbabwe has surpassed the 120 million kilogramme mark for flue-cured tobacco sales despite poor rains that affected production. Late rains, dry spells and floods affected production this season. This is the sixth time that the country has scored such
All-Africa.com
added May 26, 2015 08:30
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[Canada] Tobacco investors, your gains may well go up in smoke

Faced with one of their biggest challenges yet, most of the big cigarette companies are embracing the devices that are designed to put their legacy products out of business. In the process, they’re finding a way to bring growth back to what had become a s
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 24, 2014 15:52
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[Ethiopia] Gov't, Sheba Investment negotiate tobacco enterprise acquisition

government of Ethiopia is negotiating with representatives of Sheba Investment PLC – a company owned by foreign investors – for the full acquisition of the National Tobacco Enterprise SC, a legal tobacco monopoly in Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.
The Reporter (et)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:05
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Health Canada's overreach in fight against e-Cigarettes casts doubt on motives

While sanctioning the sale of cigarettes and other nicotine containing products, Health Canada combats healthier alternatives as a criminal substance casting doubt if motive is public health. http://www.ElectronicCigaretteCanada.ca/ is one company prosec
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:44
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