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[New York] Condo board ‘fumes’ over trust-funder’s alleged pot smoking

Jacqueline Lasdon, 27...Almost immediately after she moved into the $2 million pad, the board was “inundated with complaints concerning unreasonable and offensive levels of cigarette and marijuana smoke emanating from the unit into the condominium’s comm
New York Post
added Mar 28, 2015 11:45
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Condo board 'fumes' over trust-funder's alleged pot smoking

A 27-year-old trust-funder is smoking out the neighbors of her ritzy Chelsea condo by sending continuous plumes of pot all through the building, the board complains in a new lawsuit. Jacqueline Lasdon, 27, whose late pharmaceutical magnate grandfather lef
Sentry Review (New York, NY)
added Mar 28, 2015 11:23
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[Indonesia] Minister in hot water for encouraging smoking

Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa has drawn criticism for her decision to hand out cigarettes to leaders of the Orang Rimba, an indigenous community located in the Bukit Duabelas National Park (TNBD) in Jambi.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:49
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This law professor might have saved more lives than any doctor

"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" features...John Banzhaf's legal complaint about cigarette commercials led to a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission [FCC] requiring broadcasters to make hundreds of millions of dollars available free for
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 28, 2015 07:41
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[Florida] Tobacco Verdicts Dominated 2014

Six of the nation's largest verdicts last year came from Florida juries to smokers...Rice said. "Now what you've got to prove individually, by each individual class member, is: Were they addicted, and if they were addicted, whose product was it, and what
National Law Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 07:35
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[Florida] Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case

"Paul Pollari tried to quit many times and switched to light cigarettes, which he mistakenly believed were safer," McPharlin said. "He never knew all the things tobacco companies were doing to make cigarettes more addictive."
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Slapped With $2M Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The Indian River County jury awarded $2 million in compensatory damages to Robert Gore, whose wife, Gloria Gore, suffered from carotid artery stenosis and lung cancer, according to Robert Gore's attorney Stephen Corr of Stark & Stark PC.
Law360
added Mar 27, 2015 20:37
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Secret Trade Pact would Allow Foreign Corporations to Sue U.S. for Damaging Investment “Expectations”

“This is really troubling,” Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) told the Times. “It seems to indicate that savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates could challenge a broad range of laws we pass at every level of government, such as made-in-America la
AllGov.com
added Mar 27, 2015 14:38
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[Ohio] Brown Statement on Released Trans-Pacific Partnership Investment Provisions

amount to a corporate handout at the expense of consumers despite the assurances of our negotiators. We need strong language to prevent multinational corporations – like Big Tobacco - from using trade agreements to challenge health and safety laws.
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:37
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[Australia, Uruguay] SECCOMBE: Big Tobacco's plan to stub out plain packaging

it’s vitally important that Australia fight Big Tobacco to the end, not only for it’s own citizens’ sake, but also for the sake of those in less affluent countries, who are now the industry’s prime targets. Second, we’ve got to be a whole lot more carefu
The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:32
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