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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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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Gets $340K Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The jury ruled that Merle Zamboni’s husband, Robert Edward Hoover, was addicted to cigarettes, which was a legal cause of his fatal lung cancer, putting Hoover in the so-called Engle progeny of smokers. Hoover was 60 percent liable for his death, but Phi
Law360
added Feb 28, 2015 19:50
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[Montana] CASINOS v. CASCADE CITY-COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH: APPEAL FROM: District Court of the Eighth Judicial District, (PDF)

The District Court determined that two smoking structures owned by the Casino Owners were in compliance with the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act (MCIAA). The second order awarded the Casino Owners attorney fees that were incurred in the preliminary injunctio
Law360
added Feb 27, 2015 17:27
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[Montana] Mont. High Court Rules Casino Smoking Shelters Break Air Act

Montana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the owners of two Great Falls casinos did not comply with the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act when it built enclosed ventilated shelters for smoking patrons.
Law360
added Feb 27, 2015 17:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reply to speech by Senator John Madigan (PDF)

On the evening of June 17, 2014 Senator John Madigan spoke at length in the Senate, in a speech entirely focused on me. ... On April 15, 2014 I commenced legal action for defamation against Senator Madigan, following public remarks he made about me on th
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:35
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[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07
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Ireland passes EU's first tobacco plain packaging law

Under the new law, branding of all forms is forbidden on the packaging, including logos and colours. Tobacco products will have a uniform packaging containing graphic health warnings. “We are creating legislation which will be historic and will be of r
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:05
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[Ireland] We will not be bullied on plain cigarette packets, says Reilly

“We do so despite legal threats from the lawyers for the tobacco industry,’’ Dr Reilly added. “We do so despite an extraordinary legal letter demanding that we stop and stop immediately.’’ Dr Reilly was speaking during the final stage debate on the Publi
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:04
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British American Tobacco says would fight UK "plain packaging" law

"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 09:49
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