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EDITORIAL: Loopholes in Tobacco Regulation

The F.D.A., which has the authority to extend its jurisdiction to cigars and other tobacco products any time it wishes, should move to eliminate flavored cigars and other manipulative practices as soon as it has enough evidence. As for the disparity in t
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2012 20:54
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[Wisconsin] New law cripples roll-your-own cigarette shops

Save on Cigarettes owner Nick Patel, who has one shop in Racine and one in Mount Pleasant, said his sales were slashed by at least 90 percent when the Federal Transportation Funding Act was signed into law July 6. The act essentially defines retail shop
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Jul 15, 2012 12:54
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[Florida] Parker Waichman Comments on Tobacco Ruling: Engle May Now Be Used to Prove Smoking Injury Liability

"The recent majority opinion has followed what we have seen in the class litigation, in all court opinions, and what was decided in Engle," said Keith Gitman, Managing Attorney at Parker Waichman LLP.
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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Bhutan smokers huff and puff over tobacco ban

The world's strictest anti-tobacco laws have anguished sellers and consumers in the remote Himalayan kingdom.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Sep 28, 2012 19:12
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Nationwide Regulation of E-Cigarettes, Cigars and Hookah Tobacco Starts August 8th

FDA will begin regulation on all tobacco products nationwide including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah. The sale of any tobacco product to minors will be prohibited as of August 8. In addition. Businesses that sell these products will be required to comp
WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:04
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[Canada] Cigarette companies don't want you to see this

Fifteen years ago former Edmontonian Barb Tarbox was one of those women people would turn their heads to look at. The last photograph taken of the beauty and former model will turn heads away from cigarette packages and the government hopes away from smo
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:34
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[Florida] FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT: VECTOR GROUP LTD.

On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Can’t Remove Engle Fee Fight, Firms Say ($$)

Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 15:19
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[Florida] COLUMN-How a federal judge pressed Big Tobacco into $100 mln deal: Frankel

In July 2013, a federal appeals court ...threw up its hands in defeat. .. The historic $100 million settlement ... can be traced directly to the 11th Circuit's appointment of U.S. District Judge William Young of Boston to take over the federal docket of
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2015 18:40
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[Florida] Surgeon General Makes 'Light' Cigs Tempting Lawsuit Target ($$)

The U.S. surgeon general's landmark finding last week that filtered cigarettes may actually increase the risk of lung cancer could lead to a flurry of new lawsuits against tobacco companies and even expand cigarette litigation outside of Florida, where it
Law360
added Jan 24, 2014 15:52
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