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[Canada] No provincial consensus on menthol-flavoured tobacco ban: Ambrose

The federal government hasn’t banned menthol-flavoured tobacco products, which have become popular with youth smokers, because there’s no consensus among the provinces, Health Minister Rona Ambrose told Global News.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:49
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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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] Are You Ready For More Tobacco Litigation?

Tobacco cases — it’s the litigation that keeps giving. In a contentious en banc decision — there were three dissents, one of which chastised judges to “stick to our day jobs” instead of advocating for plaintiffs — the Eleventh Circuit found that smokers
Above the Law (blog)
added May 23, 2017 02:46
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[Florida] Justices Question Tobacco Company's Preemption Argument 10 Years After 'Engle'

Florida Supreme Court justices grilled a tobacco defense attorney on how he hoped to limit the scope of smoking litigation a decade after the landmark Engle case. A lawyer for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Gregory Katsas of Jones Day in Washington, argued
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Nov 5, 2016 01:58
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[UK] British American Tobacco enters electronic cigarette market in Britain with the 'Vype'

raising fears that it could eventually boost its profits with public money should the NHS begin prescribing ecigarettes as a smoking-cessation tool. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced earlier this year that it plans
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:55
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[Canada] Ottawa finalizes ban on menthol cigarettes, other tobacco products

Health Canada announced the amendment to the Tobacco Act on Wednesday, in its continued crackdown on flavoured tobacco. The menthol ban brings the restriction of flavoured products to 95 per cent of Canada’s tobacco market.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:12
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Florida Supreme Court asked to clarify whether tobacco claims are preempted

whether a federal appeals court was right when it ruled that federal law preempts certain products-liability claims against cigarette makers, potentially affecting hundreds of cases in the state's courts. On Wednesday, Florida's Fourth Circuit Court of A
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2016 15:15
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[Florida] Eleventh Circuit Rejects Use of Engle Findings by Smoker's Estate

Such a duty operates, in essence, as a ban on cigarettes. Accordingly, it conflicts with Congress's clear purpose and objective of regulating—not banning—cigarettes, thereby leaving to adult consumers the choice whether to smoke cigarettes or to abstain."
Daily Report
added Apr 10, 2015 02:48
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Obama Proposes Cigarette Tax Increase

Under the 2015 budget proposal, the new tax rates for cigarettes and little cigars, along with estimated tax rates for other tobacco products, would be as follows: Cigarettes and Little Cigars: $1.95 per pack Chewing Tobacco: 97.13 cents per pound Mo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:12
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