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[Canada] Ask and you shall receive!

A gift arrived for me from Toronto late last week in the form of a USB key containing the key documents in the Ontario cost-recover action. Among these were the statements of defence by the industry that were produced after Ontario Superior Court Case
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:23

[Missouri] Problems Arise For Cigarette Tax Increase

There are problems for the ballot initiative supported by Raise Your Hands For Kids to raise the state's cigarette tax by $.60 per pack. The Greene County Clerk is asking the county prosecutor to look into the possibility of filing charges because sig
KTTS 94.7 FM (Springfield, MO)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:08
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[UK] Woman suing because smell of chilli in her home is ‘torture’

Joanna Cridlin claims the ‘overwhelming pungent toxic fumes’ of ‘hot chillis’ from the flat below makes it difficult for her to breathe. She says the smell ‘permeates her home’ in Wandsworth, south London for eight hours after her neighbours have finish
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:56

Indian Cigarette Maker Wins Partial Victory On New York State’s Claims ($$)

A Native American cigarette manufacturer was awarded summary judgment July 21 in New York federal court on most federal cigarette tax claims filed against it by the State of New York but lost summary judgment on state law claims for failure to sell unsta
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2016 03:33
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AB InBev’s New SABMiller Offer Not Sweet Enough For Some

Anheuser Busch InBev on Tuesday increased its more than $100 billion offer for SABMiller plc in hopes of quelling investor disdain over the growing inequity between the cash offer and the partial share alternative, but the sweetened offer is already being
added Jul 27, 2016 03:30

[Missouri] New lawsuits aim to throw out proposed tobacco tax hike

Opponents of an effort to raise the state’s tobacco tax aren’t giving up the fight anytime soon, filing two new lawsuits Monday that argue signatures collected to put the initiative on the ballot in November are invalid. One of the plaintiffs, Springfiel
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 27, 2016 03:18

[Florida] The Biggest Fla. Court Decisions Of 2016: Midyear Report ($$)

In the span of one week in March, the Florida Supreme Court expanded punitive damages for Engle progeny plaintiffs and then dealt tobacco companies another blow when it ruled that a smoker did not need an official diagnosis before the cutoff date for mem
added Jul 26, 2016 17:43

[Nevada] Las Vegas man files lawsuit over exploding e-cigarette battery

A year ago, a 32-year-old Las Vegas man walked into a southeast valley vape store, bought a Samsung battery for his e-cigarette and went shopping with a friend. Later the same day, the battery exploded in Kendall Tanouye’s pocket, sending him to the hos
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 26, 2016 17:02

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Is TPP a public health threat?

Mary Sunta...addressed the issue at a workshop on the impacts of TPP on public health held in Ha Noi yesterday. “As far as I am concerned, there are seven chapters in the TPP vulnerable to any challengers of the tobacco industry,” Sunta said.
Vietnam Net
added Jul 26, 2016 14:00
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Trans-Pacific Partnership provisions 'questionable', says Productivity Commission

Philip Morris used an ISDS provision in the Hong Kong-Australia bilateral investment treaty...“As it was resolved on a technicality, and costs are apparently yet to be recovered, this success should not be taken as an indication that ISDS is essentially h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:53
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