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The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

FCTC was cited in 45 decisions....The way the WHO FCTC has been cited in court decisions suggests that it has made a substantial contribution to courts’ reasoning in tobacco control legal challenges and has strengthened government’s arguments in defending
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:13
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[Minnesota] Juul, the e-cigarette giant

It is a double-edged sword though, as the characteristics that make it easier for people to quit make it more appealing for individuals who are more inclined to take a sweet-flavored nicotine rush over a traditional cigarette flavor....Montevideo is not e
Montevideo (MN) American-News
added Aug 18, 2018 15:11
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New York Justice Tosses Claims Of Cigarette Marketing Standards Act Violations ($$)

A defendant accused of violating a New York state law designed to set minimum cigarette prices won dismissal of the allegation on Aug. 3 by a New York justice, who found that offering rebates or other incentives to cigarette purchasers is not specifically
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 17, 2018 21:47
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

handed down a $2 million verdict night against R.J. Reynolds, and found punitives potentially warranted, for the part they concluded the cigarette maker played in the throat cancer-related death of a Florida smoker. Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 20:23
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

Jurors in Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit, sitting in Alachua County, found cigarettes, and Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the dangers of smoking, hooked Tyrone Dixon to nicotine and led to fatal throat cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:24
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Neb. Officials Seek To End Tribal Cos.' Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Nebraska officials urged a federal court Wednesday to toss a suit filed by two Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of state laws, saying the state has immunity to the suit and that its laws aren't blocked by
Law360
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Florida] Philip Morris Pushes Back on $20M Award for Ex-Smoker

asked the 11th Circuit on Wednesday to order a new trial after a jury awarded $20 million in punitive damages to a former smoker who claimed her decision to take up the habit was influenced by the company’s ads. Alternatively, Philip Morris asked the 11t
Courthouse News
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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[Florida] MORALES V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 08/15/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, Barbara Morales claims defendant tobacco companies hid the dangers of cigarettes, which caused addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:49
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