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Florida Federal Jury Again Rejects Claims By Smoker’s Widow ($$)

For the third time, jurors on Nov. 7 sided with the tobacco industry in a longstanding dispute over the lung cancer death of a Florida man (Eddie O....
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:38
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Divided Florida Panel: Tobacco Tax Memo Is Unadopted Rule ($$)

In a Nov. 6 ruling, a majority of a First District Florida Court of Appeal panel agreed with a tobacco wrap distributor that a 2016 memorandum issued by...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:37
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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Andrew Cuomo plans to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

The state Department of Health posted the regulations Wednesday but rescinded them to allow additional time for legal review.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2018 16:43
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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
Law360
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28
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[Kentucky] Farmer Seeks Later Trial Date Over Charges Of Fraud On Crop Insurance ($$)

Citing a “large volume of discovery,” a farmer accused by the U.S. government of submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies on Nov. 2 asked a...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:02
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Blunts Cigar Wrap Tax Rule ($$)

A Florida appeals court ruled Tuesday that a state agency’s memorandum outlining the taxation of whole leaf cigar wraps constituted an unenforceable rule, overturning an administrative law judge’s ruling.
Law360
added Nov 8, 2018 19:10
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[Kentucky] Farmer Charged With Fraud Scheme Against Federal Crop Reinsurer ($$)

The U.S. government in a Nov. 1 indictment filed in a Kentucky federal court accuses a farmer of fraudulently submitting statements to a government agency that reinsures his...... rented farmland in Kentucky and produced tobacco, among other crops. From
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:03
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Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Strikes Down Tobacco Ordinance ($$)

A local Rhode Island ordinance that requires stores selling tobacco to obtain a “dealer’s license” and pay an annual $100 fee was rejected as unconstitutional on Oct. 30...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05
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[California] Los Angeles City Attorney Files Injunctions Against E-Cigarette Companies

law enforcement officials have long been suspicious of how electronic cigarettes are marketed, and last week Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed injunctions against three e-cigarette companies: Los Angeles–based VapeCo and its parent company, NEwh
LA Weekly
added Nov 6, 2018 16:56
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