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VIDEO: A New York City Smokers' Group Suing to End E-Cigarette Ban in Restaurants and Bars - Hit & Run

On Tuesday the New York City based smokers' group Citizens Lobying Against Smoker Harassment filed a lawsuit against the ban on e-cigarettes in restaurants and bars. For more on this topic watch the Reason TV short titled Thank You for Vaping: Liberta
Reason Magazine
added Jul 27, 2014 18:50
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[Florida] 3Qs: Big tobacco firm faces big payout

Here, we dis­cuss the ver­dict and its impli­ca­tions with Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Law Richard Day­nard. . . conceivable that the jury was influenced by the $27 billion buy-out deal in coming up with $23+ billion in punishment: They mig
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:21
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[California] Husband's Death Worth $3.8M, Says Economist Testifying in Tobacco Suit - Business - Palos Verdes, CA Patch

The widow of a longtime smoker sustained about $3.8 million in lost household income as a result of her late husband's death from lung cancer, an economist testified today in trial of the Southland woman's negligence suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. Ja
Patch.org
added Jul 24, 2014 15:21
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CASE: The Wages of Smoking / Is $23.6 billion too much in punitive damages?

Reynolds lawyers inadvertently made this point themselves by announcing that a mere $100-million judgment would not affect their behavior. That strategy backfired ...Conservatives should have no principled objections to harsh punishment of companies that
National Review
added Jul 24, 2014 11:11
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Lorillard Investor Sues to Halt $25 Billion Reynolds Deal

“To the detriment of the company’s shareholders, the terms of the merger agreement substantially favor Reynolds and are calculated to unreasonably dissuade potential suitors from making competing offers,” the investor, Vincent Valentino, said in the compl
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 23, 2014 20:51
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[Florida] $23.6 Billion Lawsuit Winner to Big Tobacco: “Are You Awake Now?”

The widow who won a $23.6 billion lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds talks to TIME about the suit and what she hopes the victory will accomplish... “Are you awake now? Do you hear what the jury is saying? You have to stop,” Cynthia Robinson wants to tell the
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2014 15:30
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[California] Palos Verdes Estates woman testifies in negligence suit against tobacco company

“When he was gone, I felt like half of me was gone,” 69-year-old Tajie Major said of former Navy Capt. William “Earl” Major, who smoked for decades....Her lawsuit, being tried before jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom, alleges Lorillard put sales over safe
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 23, 2014 15:20
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Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03
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Sweden gets tough on e-cig sales

A Swedish court has ruled that e-cigs should be treated as a pharmaceutical product subject to approval and thus illegal for sale in grocery and convenience stores. "We will continue our oversight which will result in more sales bans when the ruling beco
The Local Europe (se)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:28
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