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[Florida] Michigan Appeals Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Tobacco License Suit ($$)

ordered that a suit over a tobacco manufacturing license being revoked be remanded to a lower court for further proceedings because there is a still a question over whether a manufacturer without a license can be on a list of manufacturers who did not mak
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:49
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Canada: 5 Business Cases To Watch In The Supreme Court's Winter Session

In British Columbia v Philip Morris International, Inc., litigation over the recovery of tobacco-related health care costs goes back to the Supreme Court. British Columbia agreed to provide Philip Morris with access to health information databases pursua
Mondaq
added Jan 25, 2018 21:57
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[Canada] Condos will likely be able to ban residents from smoking marijuana: lawyers

New federal legislation allowing people to consume marijuana recreationally will come into effect in mid-2018, and some condo boards have reportedly been preparing for an anticipated rise in smoking and growing marijuana plants by prohibiting both in con
Global News (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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PTAB Lets Honeywell Pursue CBM Patent Challenge ($$)

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed Monday to review a patent that covers a system used to authenticate driver's licenses and has been challenged by Honeywell International...can be used to verify an individual's age when they are buying alcohol, tob
Law360
added Jan 25, 2018 22:17
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court Rejects RJR's Appeal Of $13.5M Verdict ($$)

and ordered the tobacco company to pay the family's attorneys' fees for the appeal. Florida's highest court declined to accept jurisdiction in the case, leaving in place a Third District Court of Appeal decision that affirmed $13.5 million in damages aga
Law360
added Jan 24, 2018 04:47
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[Asia] China Focus: Chinese court rejects compensation claim for smoker's death

"Yang showed a citizen's responsibility by trying to stop a smoker in the lift. If the court asks citizens who exercise their lawful rights to pay compensation, it will dent their enthusiasm to ensure the public interest is safeguarded," said Hu Yaping,
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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[Florida] Appellate Group Of The Year: Mayer Brown ($$)

... decertified class have been pursuing individual tobacco-related claims against Mayer Brown client Phillip Morris. The firm was able to vacate a $13 million wrongful death award by successfully arguing the lower...
Law360
added Jan 20, 2018 01:32
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[UK] Should the Province Allow the Consumption of Marijuana in Multi-Residential Condos?

The province of Ontario is seeking your input on where to allow the consumption of marijuana. At this stage, the Attorney General is proposing to permit the use of recreational cannabis in the following public places subject to some conditions:
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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[Florida] Lies, Addiction Led to Smoker's Lung Transplant, Atty Argues as Trial Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

Dawn Schlefstein was a regular smoker by the time she was 16...her family contends Reynolds...caused her emphysema by conspiring to hide the dangers of smoking for much of her life, while engineering their product to be addictive.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 19, 2018 21:27
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[Canada] Restaurateur drops charter challenge of Ottawa's hookah ban

Brian Mahmoud of the Lebanese Palace on Industrial Avenue argued that smoking the pipes is an important cultural practice in many Arab and Middle Eastern communities, and that banning the tradition amounted to a violation of the equality provisions in th
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:05
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