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[New Zealand] Dr Joshua Freeman: Trade deal needs urgent check up

In practice, the threat of action can have a handcuffing effect....In New Zealand, action on plain packaging of cigarettes has already been delayed; we're waiting because a tobacco company is suing Australia.
New Zealand Herald
added Oct 31, 2014 19:52
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[Switzerland] Philip Morris v. Uruguay

The Philip Morris v. Uruguay case (Spanish: Caso Philip Morris contra Uruguay) started on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay.[1] The company complains that Uruguay's anti
Wikipedia
added Oct 31, 2014 18:53
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 27

Egan denied the defense’s motion to allow the jury to hear evidence they contended established that plaintiff Annie Bishop perjured herself to receive Social Security death benefits for Robert Ramsey, the smoker at the heart of Bishop’s suit.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:30
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[Australia] VIDEO: Big Tobacco uses Investor Clauses to Defend its Killer Products: Senator Richard Di Natale

You Tube
added Oct 31, 2014 12:09
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Florida] Engle: a mass tort run amok

In re Engle Cases shows what can happen to cases filed by plaintiffs' lawyers in a mass tort action when the court determines that such cases were filed without sufficient information about the plaintiffs that the attorneys claim to represent. Plaintiffs
International Law Office (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:51
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Jones Day Adds Ex-Womble Carlyle Tobacco Litigator ($$)

Jack M. Williams joins Jones Day as a partner after serving as a partner in the Atlanta office of Womble Carlyle...will continue to represent R.J. Reynolds at Jones Day, according to the firm, having tried 50 jury trials for the company over just the las
Law360
added Oct 30, 2014 14:45
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Flashback Part 4

Since we featured him in a Series 1 card, Alex Alvarez has more than doubled his CVN Engle trial experience, going an impressive 6-2 over the last three years, including his biggest damage award: a $45 million verdict in Alexander v. Lorillard Tobacco Co
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:20
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