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New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

nation’s highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 27, 2014 21:37
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[North Carolina] Judge Authorizes Disclosure of Asbestos Evidence

said the names of people who sued Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC before it filed for bankruptcy and who cast creditors’ ballots in the In re Flintkote Co. bankruptcy can be disclosed to Imperial Tobacco.
National Law Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 10:46
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[Wyoming] Keep Casper Smoke Free Wins Summary Judgement Ruling Vs. City of Casper; Issue Not Yet Over

Judge Daniel Forgey ruled that the Casper City Clerk had acted arbitrarily, when a number of signers for the Keep Casper Smoke Free referendum petition were rejected. When the petition signers were disqualified, the referendum failed, because it did not
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:03
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[Wyoming] Updated: Court rules Casper wrong to exclude pro-smoking ban petition signatures

A judge on Tuesday ruled the Casper city clerk acted “arbitrarily and capriciously” in determining who to disqualify from a petition to reinstate the city's full smoking ban.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 27, 2014 02:00
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar company says competitor's product infringes its trademark

The complaint says that Connecticut Valley Tobacconist created the Mysterioso brand of cigars in January 2003, successfully registering the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 and renewing it in 2012.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
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WALSH: SAPVoice: How Big Data Is Like Big Tobacco - Part 1

Big Tobacco knew the writing was on the wall in the U.S. Long before the judgment came, they had diversified into food and other consumables. Big Data is running down a similar path. Deception? Check. Users are only now realizing on a broad basis that ma
Forbes
added Aug 26, 2014 20:25
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Philip Morris Loses Bid to Toss Military Contract Litigation

Philip Morris USA must defend against a whistle-blower lawsuit over cigarette pricing for the military, an appeals court ruled, rejecting the tobacco company’s claim the suit failed to cite new information.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2014 20:21
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Philip Morris ordered to defend fraud suit over U.S. military vendors

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc that claims the tobacco company defrauded the federal government by failing to sell cigarettes to military vendors at the lowest price.
Reuters
added Aug 26, 2014 20:10
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CHANGES TO INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON PACER

As a result of these architectural changes, the locally developed legacy case management systems in the five courts listed below are now incompatible with PACER; therefore, the judiciary is no longer able to provide electronic access to the closed cases
PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records)
added Aug 26, 2014 17:04
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PACER Changes Draw Ire of Attorneys, Journalists

Want to access a case filed in the Second Circuit before Jan. 1, 2010? You now must send an email or written request to the court clerks office to obtain the records. The cost: $30 for the entire file, which will be sent by email.
National Law Journal
added Aug 26, 2014 16:59
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