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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared at Trial Over Octogenarian's Lung Cancer

The week-long trial turned on whether a link existed between nicotine addiction and McFall’s cancer... But King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, reminded jurors that no treating physician had diagnosed McFall as addicted to nicotine while he was alive. And Fur
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared at Trial Over Octogenarian's Lung Cancer

The week-long trial turned on whether a link existed between nicotine addiction and McFall’s cancer... But King & Spalding’s Jeffrey Furr, reminded jurors that no treating physician had diagnosed McFall as addicted to nicotine while he was alive. And Fur
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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[New York] The Bootleg Nikes That Got Banned by Big Tobacco

After a DIY designer made a pair of sneakers that riffed on Newport’s packaging, its legal team came after him with everything it had. / Forman dropped a limited run of Menthol 10s, a one-of-a-kind sneaker that drew inspiration from and took a shot at Ni
Vice.com
added Oct 20, 2018 14:46
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Florida Supreme Court Reinstates $8 Million Mesothelioma Award

Mr. DeLisle’s mesothelioma case ended up setting new legal ground in the state of Florida, as it changed the rules regarding expert witness testimony. His lawsuit claimed that his asbestos exposure came from both his workplace and from having smoked Kent
Mesothelioma.net
added Oct 20, 2018 06:13
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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY AND PERSPECTIVES: SUMMERLIN V. PHILIP MORRIS USA, ET AL.

The jury found that defendants, Hampden Automotive and Philip Morris USA, breached the implied warranty of merchantability for selling a defectively designed product, but neither were found to be a substantial contributing cause of Mr. Summerlin’s lung ca
Defense Litigation Insider (MG+M Law Firm)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:10
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[Montana] LETTER: Why is Juras in Big Tobacco's ad?

I am not sure how much Big Tobacco is paying Kristen Juras to opine that I-185 is unconstitutional. But, those who see the ad should understand a couple of facts about Juras. She has never argued a case before the Montana Supreme Court. In fact, she only
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 11:55
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[California] UCSF agrees to $150K settlement over sexual harassment claim

As part of the settlement, UC and Glantz denied all of Neeley’s allegations. UCSF and Glantz declined to comment. But Glantz, in a rebuttal of the lawsuit’s allegations posted on his blog, cited “extensive written records” that he said refute Neeley’s
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 19, 2018 01:22
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[UK] FDA Public Meeting on Tobacco Product Application Review

On October 22-23, 2018, the {FDA] will hold a public meeting on the tobacco product application review process....The goal of the meeting is both to improve public understanding and to seek feedback regarding the tobacco product application process, inclu
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 20, 2018 15:17
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit to be indicted for trading in influence in Dalligate bribery case

Silvio Zammit is a step closer to being indicted for trading in influence, after a court today reaffirmed a previous ruling there were sufficient grounds to place the restaurateur under a bill of indictment. Zammit is charged with having solicited a €60
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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Read the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium Bulletin - October 2018

"Commercial Speech" Flowchart for Public Health Regulation / Public health laws that regulate marketing activities are often challenged in court by industries whose products are being regulated. Think of health warnings on cigarette packages or restricti
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Oct 18, 2018 16:34
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