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[Texas] Court delivers blow to City's smoking ban

Norred, who represents the Coalition, which is made up of a group of bar, tavern and pool hall owners in Arlington. With the ruling, Norred and the Coalition are hoping to uncover how the bingo parlors and fraternity organizations obtained a favored stat
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Aug 30, 2017 04:36
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[California] Jurors — and others — get a break from smoking ban at Ventura

Smokers can now light up during breaks from county jury duty despite a sweeping outdoor tobacco ban that took effect at mid-month. Managers decided to set aside a smoking zone at the Ventura County Government Center in Ventura based on the public servic
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Aug 28, 2017 21:38
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[California] Reynolds gains legal victory in lawsuit addressing e-cig vapor

lawsuit claiming public harm from the content of electronic cigarette vapor....Harris sued Reynolds Vapor in September 2015, claiming the company violated California law by failing to include a potential carcinogen risk, particularly exposure to formaldeh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2017 14:48
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak lawyers: Indictment ‘deceptive, irrelevant and sinister’

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
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[Florida] Cigar Wrap Maker Seeks Quick Win In Patent Infringement Suit ($$)

Cigar wrap producer Blunt Wrap USA asked a Florida federal judge Thursday for a quick win in its suit accusing rival Grabba-Leaf of infringing patents for a product made using plastic straws or coffee stirrers to shape pre-rolled natural leaf wrappers, ci
Law360
added Aug 28, 2017 16:31
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Wins at Trial Over Former Golf Pro's Fatal Lung Cancer

lung cancer death of a former golf pro who smoked the company’s cigarettes for decades. Jones v. R.J. Reynolds...needed less than three hours to decide that nicotine addiction wasn’t the legal cause of the lung cancer that killed Demos Jones.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:38
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[California] Judge Grants Vaping Company’s Motion To Dismiss 2nd Amended Complaint ($$)

granted a vaping company’s motion to dismiss a second amended complaint filed against it by a man who claims that the company failed to warn him and others that its vaping products emit cancer-causing chemicals because the claims are not properly pleaded
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 25, 2017 21:27
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[California] RJ Reynolds Beats Second Try In False Ad Suit Over E-Cigs ($$)

A California federal judge Wednesday again sided with R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. in dismissing with leave to amend a proposed class action alleging the e-cigarette maker failed to warn California consumers that the smoking devices contain carcinogens, saying
Law360
added Aug 25, 2017 19:09
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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Cigarette Addiction Trial ($$)

found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that his lung cancer and death were the result of his addiction (Phyllis Jones v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2017 20:10
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[California] HARRIS v REYNOLDS: ORDER RE MOTION TO DISMISS SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT (PDF)

These allegations are insufficient for the same reasons the partial representation allegations fail. RJRV disclosed that VUSE produces nicotine and is a tobacco product. A consumer cannot plausibly claim that RJRV misrepresented VUSE to consumers as ri
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 29, 2017 12:51
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