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Will the Law Treat Opioids More Like Cigarettes or Handguns?

Governments are suing pharmaceutical makers over the opioid epidemic. They'll need to prove that companies borrowed “a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.”
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2017 15:28
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[Florida] Fla. Court Says Suit Against RJ Reynolds Came Too Late ($$)

The three-judge panel found that Donna Fanali, representing the estate of Thomas Cavalier, who died in 1993, was not a member of the class in the landmark Engle v. Liggett Group class action, so Engle couldn’t stop the clock on her lawsuit, which was fil
Law360
added Jun 22, 2017 15:24
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Reynolds American Inc. - RAI

As a result of the merger, Reynolds American shareholders are only anticipated to receive $29.44 per share in cash and 0.5260 British American Tobacco shares in exchange for each share of Reynolds American.
PR Newswire
added Jun 22, 2017 15:20
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[Oklahoma] Letter to the editor: Big tobacco quick to challenge $1.50 fee

Certainly the smoking manufacturers have not suddenly become altruistic in challenging the law as unconstitutional, as they are mostly interested in continuing to sell and profit from a product that is a primary cause of death and health problems.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jun 22, 2017 13:53
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A Blast From the (Smoky) Past: Are Opioid Suits the New Big Tobacco? ($$)

Litigation Daily
added Jun 22, 2017 13:51
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 ordinance violates state law, rules Fullerton

RPF’s Attorney Clifford Knaggs said the problem has nothing to do with sales or smoking – it is the local board exceeding their power... “I believe they are trying to take advantage of us, out of the 245 municipalities [considering Tobacco 21], because w
Burton (MI) View
added Jun 22, 2017 13:50
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[Oklahoma] FRIEDMAN: Butt for a tax

The relentless, rapacious cigarette lobby on one side; cowed, dissembling state legislators on the other. It’s tough to know who not to root for. If the lawsuit is successful and the state Supreme Court throws out SB 845 for being unconstitutional, that
Tulsa Voice
added Jun 22, 2017 13:41
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[Michigan] Judge says ‘Tobacco 21’ is unenforceable

 “This is about avoiding a lawsuit and saving taxpayer dollars on unwinnable lawsuits,” he said.  “If this is how the American Heart Association spends its money people should be careful who they donate the money to.”  This particular lawsuit, according
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:07
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USA v. Philip Morris, et. al. Appeal: MANDATE, Jun 20, 2017

In accordance with the judgment of April 25, 2017, and pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 41, this constitutes the formal mandate of this court.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 20, 2017 20:36
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USA v. Philip Morris, et. al. Appeal: J U D G M E N T, April 25, 2017

it is ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the judgment of the District Court appealed from in these causes be affirmed in part, reversed in part, and the case be remanded for further proceedings, in accordance with the opinion of the court filed herein this date.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 20, 2017 20:31
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