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[New York, West Virginia] Virginia man admits to cigarette smuggling charges

Subramanian, age 41, pled guilty to one count of “Trafficking of Contraband Cigarettes.” He transporting large quantities of contraband cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax ra
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 28, 2018 15:00
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[China] Chinese woman wins case after suing rail operator over smoking on ‘no smoking’ train

Beijing Railway Transport Court ruled on Monday in favour of the plaintiff, Li Ying, who had sued the train operator, Harbin Railway Bureau, for breaking its own smoking ban in her carriage, reported Huaxi City Daily, a local newspaper in Chengdu in sout
South China Morning Post
added Jun 26, 2018 21:37
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R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in Tobacco Trial Over Florida Grandmother's Death

A jury in Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, deliberated more than 10 hours before concluding Shirley Cohen was not a member of a class of smokers entitled to recover damages for smoking-related disease caused by cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:50
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[Asia, China] Chinese Court Removes Smoking Areas From Trains

A Beijing court ruled Monday that a train operator should cancel all designated smoking areas on its trains after a passenger sued the company over secondhand smoke, The Beijing News reported. The case marks China’s first lawsuit over smoking in public
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:49
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[Asia, China] Court bans smoking on slow trains: report

The Beijing Railway Transport Court ordered a railway authority on Monday to remove smoking areas and smoking-related facilities on slow trains, Tuesday's China Daily reported. The order was given to the Harbin Railway Bureau which operates train K1301
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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[Asia, China] Court orders no smoking on slow train / Student's lawsuit claimed her rights as a passenger were violated on journey

"People's rights sometimes come into conflict in a closed space, such as trains," the verdict said. "Passengers' rights to stay healthy in coaches, we believe, is more important than the rights of smokers."
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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Jury Sides With R.J. Reynolds In Florida Engle Progeny Case ($$)

A plaintiff’s assertions of Engle class membership were rejected June 22 by a Florida jury, which rendered a verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on allegations of wrongful death by the son of a smoker (Mark Cohen, as Personal Representative to
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 14:37
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[Pennsylvania] E-Cigs, Liquids Subject To Tobacco Tax, Pa. Court Rules ($$)

e-cigarettes and e-liquids are subject to the state Tobacco Products Tax Act’s 40 percent tax on tobacco products, regardless of whether the liquids have nicotine derived from tobacco....taxing e-liquid that contains nicotine and their smoking devices is
Law360
added Jun 23, 2018 13:50
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[Canada] Terence Corcoran: From tobacco to talcum, class-action lawsuits put science on trial

“we identify with the challenge faced by most judges forced to wade into controversial scientific waters... Even if science has not figured it out yet, the law cannot wait.” Riordan said he “cannot wait.” He shook the box. But is that good law? The tobac
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:59
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Cheers To 80 Years Of The Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act ($$)

we review how the FD&C Act came to be, how it has evolved...... Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009: expanding FDA authority over manufacturing, distribution and...
Law360
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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