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[California] Tony Gwynn tobacco lawsuit set for 2019 trial

The Tony Gwynn family now has a trial date for its lawsuit against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company – Sept. 20, 2019. That’s 19 months away and will be more than three years since the family filed suit against the company, blaming it for the death of
USA Today
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[India] Why Tobacco is Res Extra Commercium?

it has been an implausible task to limit the $11 billion tobacco industry’s right to trade. Though, Indian government for the first time requested the apex court to classify tobacco as res extra commercium i.e. things beyond commerce.
LiveLaw.in (in)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:37
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates $2 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a plaintiff’s expert to testify and reinstated the full $2 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court erred by reducing the award based on comparative fault (Philip Morris USA Inc., et
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates $2 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a plaintiff’s expert to testify and reinstated the full $2 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court erred by reducing the award based on comparative fault (Philip Morris USA Inc., et
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Florida] Judge Grants Directed Verdict For Defense In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Following the closing arguments in an Engle progeny suit on Feb. 15, a judge in Florida state court granted a tobacco company’s oral motion for directed verdict in a punitive damages-only trial (Joyce Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 07-46973-CA-2
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 18:42
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Florida Appeals Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found that a trial court erred in dismissing an Engle progeny suit because the 90-day period to substitute a plaintiff had been extinguished when the plaintiff’s family filed a motion before an executor of the estate was named (Jerry Feller v. R.J. Reynol
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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[Minnesota] Owner Of Tobacco Businesses Files Federal Lawsuit Against FDA ($$)

A woman who owns several tobacco shops and businesses filed suit on Jan. 30 in a Minnesota federal court against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, claiming that the agency’s deeming rule violates free speech (Jen Hoban, et al. v. Food and Drug Admini
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2018 22:12
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Kenneth Knight vs. Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. Class Action Lawsuit Certified to Proceed

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class action for consumers who purchased "light" and "mild" cigarettes from the Defendant between May 9, 1997 and July 31, 2007. The representative plaintiff is Kenneth Knight. The law firm represen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 20:56
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[UK] LIUTKUS: Can Europe successfully rein in Big Tobacco?

European Parliament will have a new chance to show they’re ready to get tough on tobacco, when they vote on the pending proposal for an EU-wide track and trace system...Perhaps a ‘dieselgate’ for the tobacco industry might be just the catalyst they need t
Modern Diplomacy
added Feb 15, 2018 20:46
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Smoking rooms in bars and restaurants in the Netherlands banned

The Dutch Court of Appeal in The Hague has decided to ban smoking rooms in restaurants and bars in the Netherlands. This decision comes as a result of the lawsuit put forward by Clean Air Nederland (CAN).
IamExpat (nl)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:49
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