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Judge Slams Big Tobacco's Do-Over Request

Philip Morris and other cigarette makers will soon be required to make public statements about the health effects of smoking, after a federal judge called the companies' rewrite request "ridiculous." Monday's ruling stems from a case the U.S. brought
Courthouse News
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37

Judge Sides With Retailers on Tobacco Violations

NACS and retail member Orton Motor Co. launched a legal challenge in December 2015 to some of the practices the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has engaged in to enforce its tobacco regulations. This week, Administrat
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:14

[Gibraltar, Spain] ‘Notorious’ tobacco problems are in the past – Judge

A 2002 ministerial direction that curtails the granting of new wholesale tobacco licences has been labelled as ‘antiquated’ by a Supreme Court judge, who said the ‘notorious problems’ associated with the sector in the 1990s had been ‘reduced, if not elimi
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:02

[New York] Court Battle Over Smoking Restrictions In State Parks

New York's highest court is considering whether to overturn smoking restrictions in state parks, including an outright ban at several smaller parks in New York City. Attorney Edward Paltzik, representing a smokers' rights group, argues that parks offic
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 11, 2016 19:38

[California] 2 Major Tobacco Firms Beat Calif. Lung Cancer Suit ($$)

A California federal jury has decided that cigarettes made by Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds... weren’t a substantial factor in causing the disease...
added Feb 11, 2016 18:37

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe Computer Whiz's Family $12.5M, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a computer analyst who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to award it a $12.5 million verdict plus punitive damages in its trial against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., arguing that the companies' cigarettes killed
added Feb 11, 2016 18:36

[Florida] Doctor “Sure” Smoker Had Lung Cancer Before Bar Date in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Dr. Allan Goldman, a Tampa pulmonologist, said the lung cancer and emphysema doctors found in Elizabeth Smith in December 1997 likely developed well before the November 21, 1996 bar date of Smith’s suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, makers of
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:52

[Florida] Widow Seeks $12.5M+ from Tobacco Giants as Case over Ex-Smoker's Deadly Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys Wednesday debated what drove a Florida man to smoke for more than 30 years... Whether nicotine addiction drove Ahrens to smoke served as a key point of dispute in the two-week trial. During Wednesday’s closings, Gordon & Doner’s Gary Paige remin
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:51

SEC FILINGS DETAILS 02/11/2016 10-K Annual Report

RAI encourages the migration of adult smokers to smoke-free tobacco products and other products...Outstanding jury verdicts in favor of the Engle Progeny plaintiffs have been entered against RJR Tobacco in the amount of $184.2 million in compensatory dama
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 11, 2016 15:47

RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit. Feb 8 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 23:23
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