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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Challenges Engle Tort Liability In Fla. Court ($$)

plaintiff Phil Marotta...successfully argued his strict liability claim in trial court... On appeal, R.J. Reynolds argues that the jury's conclusion should be overturned because the verdict either relies on a theory that all cigarettes are defective — an
Law360
added Oct 13, 2015 17:31
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MORRIS: Pentagon’s War on Tobacco Fails

perhaps Obama will draw the line at smoking, given his own habit. Perhaps he’ll recognize that every soldier deserves the stress relief that he embraces in the Rose Garden as he ponders his next executive order. Perhaps he’ll put an end to this quagmire a
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 7, 2015 15:20
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[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32
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LEVIN: Tobacco Industry Batting A Thousand With Federal Judge, While FDA Strikes Out

The three cases...blocked graphic cigarette warning labels and delayed regulation of e-cigarettes...by the same federal judge, Richard J. Leon... the fact that Leon was assigned all three is extraordinary—and extraordinarily good luck for the industry.
FairWarning
added Sep 29, 2014 12:13
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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[UK] Health minister comments reignite plain pack row

Many young people have taken up smoking as a result of “gorgeous” cigarette packaging, the Public Health Minister has said. Anna Soubry admitted she was attracted by the “symbol of glamour” represented by cigarette packs when she began smoking in her y
PoliticsHome (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:20
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[New York] Despite law, tribe sells 1.7 tons of cigarettes online

“NO STATE TAXES, NO REPORTS to anyone EVER and NO Surprise Tax Bills,” boasted one site, Nativeblend.net. “The USA Federal PACT Act is in effect, but we beat it legally.”...New York City ... suing a Virginia-based delivery company, Lasership Inc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 14:35
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CDC issues casting call to real people sickened by smoking: Want to be in anti-smoking ad campaign?

“We are looking for REAL people of all backgrounds willing to share their stories about how smoking has changed their lives,” reads the statement ... The list of specific ills in itself reads like a giant caution on the side of a cigarette pack. And th
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 26, 2013 03:35
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Policymakers and SFATA Members to Discuss Electronic Cigarette Industry at Washington, D.C. "Fly-In"

Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) and its member companies will head to Washington, D.C. for a "Day on the Hill" November 4 - 5 to meet with Congressional Representatives and senior staff legislators to discuss the rapidly growing electron
MarketWired
added Oct 24, 2013 18:06
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MYERS/GODSHALL: POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Should the FDA regulate cigars?

Despite repeated allegations by anti-tobacco extremists, there is no evidence that cigar companies target market to youth. / Many cigar products are sold with fruit and candy flavors, colorful packaging and cheap prices that make them appealing and affo
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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