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[Asia] WHO report cites India's initiatives on tobacco control

A World Health Organisation report released today has cited India's multiple initiatives on tobacco control,... "After considering the effect of smoking on both smokers and non-smokers, the Court (Supreme Court of India) issued an order prohibiting smoki
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:34
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: UNITED STATES’ MEMORANDUM IN RESPONSE TO ORDER #65-REMAND, Jan 17, 2017

contrary to the tobacco companies’ suggestion that the status conference be canceled, the United States respectfully suggests that the opportunity be used to address the portion of the D.C. Circuit’s earlier remand, from the merits appeal, concerning the
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 18, 2017 00:30
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[Florida] People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

It will also create the biggest target for more lawsuits related to the harmful effects of tobacco use...But fear of lawsuits...has taken a backseat to fears of being left behind in the consolidation of the tobacco business. Higher taxes, more public educ
24/7 Wall Street
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:35
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[California] Drug maker remains defendant in suit brought by inmate claiming psychotic breakdown

A judge ruled Thursday that Pfizer Inc. will remain a defendant for now in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its anti-smoking medication was a factor in his psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while in jail.
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Daughter Of Smoker Files Tobacco Suit In Florida State Court ($$)

The daughter of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) filed suit against three tobacco companies in Florida state court on Jan. 10 pursuant to the Engle findings (Angelia Garrett v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., et al., No. 17-CA-0
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 13, 2017 19:22
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[Netherlands] NEW LAWSUIT AGAINST BIG TOBACCO WINS BACKING OF DUTCH DOCTORS ASSOCIATION

A Dutch association of doctors NTvG is financially supporting a criminal case filed by some 1,300 smokers and ex smokers against the tobacco industry, the Volkskrant reports. The association, which has about 250 doctors as members, will invest hundreds o
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:10
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[Netherlands] Doctors help finance lawsuit against tobacco companies

The Dutch Journal of Medicine NTvG , which has a membership of over 250 doctors, has decided to earmark ‘several hundreds of thousands of euros’ to support the case which is being brought by 1,300 (ex) smokers suffering from smoking-related illnesses. Acc
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:09
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FDA Finalizes Tobacco Product Intended Use Rules, Under a Risk of Rescission by Congress

So it is worth noting that although this Final Rule could have a profound effect on marketing schemes for tobacco products, drugs, and medical devices alike, Congress’s recent passage of the Midnight Rules Relief Act could eliminate the rule before it eve
National Law Review
added Jan 12, 2017 18:40
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[Florida] $80.5M on 4 Wins for Engle Plaintiff's Attorney of 2016

Last year, CVN cameras captured 40 Engle progeny trials, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake in tobacco litigation involving some of the nation’s best attorneys.... CVN’s Engle Plaintiff’s Attorney of 2016 distinguished himself with an undefeate
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2017 15:26
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