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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Florida] Engle: a mass tort run amok

In re Engle Cases shows what can happen to cases filed by plaintiffs' lawyers in a mass tort action when the court determines that such cases were filed without sufficient information about the plaintiffs that the attorneys claim to represent. Plaintiffs
International Law Office (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:51
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Jones Day Adds Ex-Womble Carlyle Tobacco Litigator ($$)

Jack M. Williams joins Jones Day as a partner after serving as a partner in the Atlanta office of Womble Carlyle...will continue to represent R.J. Reynolds at Jones Day, according to the firm, having tried 50 jury trials for the company over just the las
Law360
added Oct 30, 2014 14:45
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Flashback Part 4

Since we featured him in a Series 1 card, Alex Alvarez has more than doubled his CVN Engle trial experience, going an impressive 6-2 over the last three years, including his biggest damage award: a $45 million verdict in Alexander v. Lorillard Tobacco Co
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:20
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Vector Group Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Third quarter 2014 revenues were $419.9 million, compared to revenues of $277.9 million in the third quarter of 2013. The increase in revenues in 2014 was primarily due to the acquisition and consolidated presentation of Douglas Elliman. The Company reco
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 30, 2014 14:13
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Altria Reports 2014 Third-Quarter and Nine-Month Results; Reaffirms 2014 Full-Year EPS Guidance

Altria and its subsidiaries continue to be subject to litigation, including risks associated with adverse jury and judicial determinations, courts reaching conclusions at variance with the companies’ understanding of applicable law, bonding requirements i
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 30, 2014 14:11
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[Australia] van ONSELEN: What Robb must cut out of the TPP

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco...The ISDS clause in the TPP would sell-out the national interest for the benefit of foreign corporations. But
MacroBusiness (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:09
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[Minnesota] Honeywell and feds at odds over health insurance

According to the lawsuit, "employees will be penalized if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests." The penalties listed in the lawsuit include ... a $1,000 'tobacco surcharge' even if the employee chooses to not go through the biometric tes
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:52
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