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RIVKIN/FOLEY: The Supreme Court's bad call on Affordable Care Act

the precedent upon which the King majority relied for this contextual interpretation, FDA vs. Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. (2000)...manufacturers challenged [FDA's] authority to regulate tobacco products as “medical devices” or “drugs.” The court co
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:36

[New Zealand] CROSBIE: Save lives and don't buckle to tobacco industry on plain packaging

My research suggests tobacco industry trade threats and challenges are having a chilling effect and attempt to pre-empt Government regulatory authority. However, early analysis also suggests the Government, and more importantly the media, continues to fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:33

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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[Indiana] Court strikes down smoking in Hoosier Park's Winner's Circle

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals ruling has removed the smoking exemption at Hoosier Park Winner's Circle Pub and Grille in downtown Indianapolis. When the smoking ban was originally put in place, betting sites like Winner's Circle were exempted, meaning
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jun 26, 2015 21:54

Court rules betting facility is included in Indianapolis smoking ban

An appeals court panel has ruled that an off-track betting facility in Indianapolis isn't exempt from the city's ban on smoking in places such as bars and restaurants. The ruling from the Indiana Court of Appeals released Wednesday says treating Winner'
WTHR 13 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:45

[Florida] Openings of Oral Cancer Trial Against RJR Top the Tobacco Litigation Review for the Week of June 22

Whether a decades-long smoker who contracted oral cancer knew the dangers of cigarettes in time to prevent her illness took center stage as trial opened Thursday in her husband’s suit against R.J. Reynolds. Carole Larkin, a smoker for more than 30 years,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2015 16:14

[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Urges Court To Reinstate $20M Punitive Award ($$)

to reconsider a decision vacating her $20 million punitive damages win in the tobacco injury case, saying another judge in the same court upheld a similar $17 million verdict just last week...Berger asked U.S. District Judge James Carr to reconsider his A
added Jun 25, 2015 20:37

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Free trade agreements 'preferential' and dangerous, says Productivity Commission

The cost to Australia of defending an action brought against it by Philip Morris Asia under an investor-state dispute settlement clause over its plain tobacco packaging legislation were "unknown, unfunded and likely to be substantial."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 25, 2015 12:36

[Australia, USA] TPP moves closer as Obama secures fast-track

12 nations involved in the deal will convene within a matter of weeks in an effort to conclude negotiations....on the agenda will be the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause and potential carve-outs. Australia is understood to fav
GTR (Global Trade Review) (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:52

[Florida] Law Firm Hit With Coverage Row Over Botched Tobacco Suits ($$)

Allied World Insurance Co. on Monday hit The Wilner Firm PA with a suit in Florida federal court, seeking a declaration that it doesn’t have to cover costs that the firm incurred after it was sued by a number of plaintiffs in underlying dismissed tobacco
added Jun 24, 2015 19:18
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