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[Asia, Pakistan] Enforcement of 85pc pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Representatives of various civil society organizations have urged the relevant bodies to act quickly in implementing the new tobacco control rules as early as possible, without any revision. National Coordinator, Coalition for Tobacco Control – Pakistan,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:54
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[Africa, Kenya] Tobacco groups want smoking zones upgraded

While reacting yesterday to last Friday’s Court of Appeal ruling that upheld the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, civil society organisations championing tobacco laws said the smoking zones in Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru do not meet World Heal
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:32
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E-CIGARETTE EXPLOSIONS PROMPT A LEGAL RESPONSE

Holding e-cigarette manufacturers accountable for dangerous design flaws can be tricky. Many manufacturers are overseas, so waging a successful e-cigarette lawsuit against them can be difficult – but not impossible. A consultation with a knowledgeable e-
Top Class Actions
added Feb 20, 2017 18:39
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT case to avoid health costs goes up in smoke

Cigarette manufacturers will contribute a percentage of their profits to cater for adverse effects of tobacco use, a court has ruled. They will also have to publish graphic images on their packaging to warn the public against tobacco use. A three-judge be
The Standard (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:00
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[Florida] NIXON V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company's concealment of smoking's risks led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:24
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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[Florida] 2009 law benefiting big tobacco in legislature’s sights

Thousands of families of people who died from smoking may benefit from legislation being considered at the state capitol that could speed up settlement payments from big tobacco, and as Mike Vasilinda tells us at issue is a 2009 law that treats tobacco d
Capitol News Service (FL)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:32
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses bid to ban grisly photos from cigarette packs

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the constitutionaity of a law regulating tobacco and requiring warning labels and repulsive pictures. The ruling was a setback to tobacco manufacturers who said the law was sweeping and unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:57
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[Florida] House approves bill on tobacco settlement payments

Florida legislation is being considered at the state capitol to speed up settlement payments from big tobacco companies. The bill would require the industry to pay the same bond as other industries when they lose a lawsuit or appeal.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:36
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