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[Florida] TRUMP’S CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY NOMINEE DEFENDED DEADLY PRODUCTS

DANA BAIOCCO, PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s pick... A partner at law firm Jones Day, Baiocco has represented big tobacco and fought in court against asbestos workers who developed mesothelioma....defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a class-action suit fi
The Intercept
added Nov 1, 2017 06:23
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COURT RULES AGAINST CIGAR GROUPS INJUNCTION, SUMMARY JUDGEMENT AGAINST FDA

Mehta rejected a motion for summary judgement and preliminary injunction against FDA in a lawsuit brought upon by three cigar trade groups: the Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Re
HalfWheel
added Nov 1, 2017 06:19
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban fiasco

Activists believe Dispur should now move the Supreme Court, and thereby bring to centrestage the question of banning tobacco use in all forms. Whether the State government does so remains to be seen, but it needs to undertake awareness drives at school le
The Sentinel (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Asia, India] Gauhati High Court sets aside Assam government’s anti-tobacco law

The Gauhati High Court has struck down an anti-tobacco law passed by the Assam government, declaring it ultra vires (beyond the state’s powers), The Assam Tribune reported. The Assam Health (Prohibition of Manufacturing, Advertisement, Trade, Storage, D
Scroll.in (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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Florida Jury Awards Widow Of Smoker $36 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

widow claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by two tobacco companies and that the addiction led to his lung cancer and death (Fontaine Wallace v. Philip Morris Inc., et al., No. 2014-CA-052862, Fla. 18th Jud. Cir. Brevard Co.). VIDEO F
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 31, 2017 22:45
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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E-Cigarette Flavors—Should They Be Banned?

Vaping proponents cloud the youth vaping issue by loudly declaring the use of flavoring is to appeal to traditional smokers so they switch to the (equally addictive) nicotine delivery system presented by e-cigarettes. This, they argue, is to help people
National Law Review
added Nov 1, 2017 16:30
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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[Florida] COSSICK V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING Trial 11/01/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:20
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Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers in the Southeast and Their Family Members or Representatives Can Get Money in $24 Million Settlement

has reached a $24 million Settlement to resolve claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco members over reserve funds. Tobacco growers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama who were or are members of U.S. Toba
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 00:41
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