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[Ireland] McDowell questions legality of proposal to penalise firms representing big tobacco

Former attorney general Michael McDowell believes it would be unlawful for the Government to seek to impose blanket bans on legal firms who act for big tobacco tendering for legal services advertised by the State.
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:17
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[Colorado] Can a Condominium Association Ban Smoking in an Individual Unit? | Levenfeld Pearlstein

smoking restrictions are becoming more and more common. If an association uses proper protocols and fairly basic application of state property laws, owners who'd like to smoke in their units may soon discover their fellow unit owners can stop them from do
JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 2, 2015 11:59
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[Australia] TPP "should be building block" to deal with China

opponents of free trade have beaten negotiators, arguing that it threatens countries’ sovereignty. Australia, for example, was sued by Philip Morris … “The way out is to make sure there are exclusions and opt-out clauses that allow a country to say: ‘it’
GTR (Global Trade Review) (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 09:45
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[Florida] A Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Has the settlement dam finally broken in the so-called Engle progeny Florida tobacco litigation? Or will the big cigarette makers continue trying to plug their fingers in the dike? That’s the multibillion-dollar question after a $100 million settlement
Law.com
added Mar 1, 2015 22:31
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[Florida] 2015 Legislative Session Preview: Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and the most interesting food fight this Session

an issue already creating an economic boomlet for several Capitol lobbyists on both sides of the matter; an issue that may be the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session. At issue is the decertified Engle v. Liggett Group class action
St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Mar 1, 2015 16:36
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[Florida] Fitch: Tobacco Settlement Eases Industry Litigation Concern

The settlement of more than 400 lawsuits in U.S. federal courts filed by Florida smokers, the Engle Progeny cases, resolves some uncertainty in extensive litigation pending against the major cigarette companies, Philip Morris USA Inc. (subsidiary of Altri
Business Wire
added Mar 1, 2015 09:44
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[Montana] Reaction mixed on smoke shack ruling

Officials said it might take several weeks to determine exactly what impact the ruling will have on Gold’s Casino and Players Casino, the two 10th Avenue South casinos owned by brothers Doug and K.C. Palagi and their attorney and business partner Gregg S
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Mar 1, 2015 09:24
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Nurses Unite to Stop TPP Fast Track

TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux speaks with National Nurses United nurses who met with Congressional lawmakers about ... health risks the TPP poses / BURGER: And we already know that under NAFTA... sued successfully the Australian government over their plain p
The Real News Network (IWT-TV)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:20
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[Australia, Ireland] ARCHON: All poor Reilly wants to do is save lives!

Fortunately, Australia has reinforced Reilly’s belief in the certainty of his crusade. That country introduced plain packaging laws in 2012 and, in two years, cigarette smoking fell to a record low. Particularly relevant was the fact that the tobacco com
The Southern Star (ie)
added Feb 28, 2015 20:14
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[Florida] ZAMBONI v R.J. REYNOLDS and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC.: JURY'S VERDICT REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CLAIMS (PDF)

We the jury find that e plaintiff has proved that it is more likely than not that Mr. Hoover's addiction was a gal cause of Mr. Hoover's lung cancer:...We the jury fmd that the plaintiff has proved that it is more likely than not that smoking cigarettes
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 20:03
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