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[California] UCSF agrees to $150K settlement over sexual harassment claim

As part of the settlement, UC and Glantz denied all of Neeley’s allegations. UCSF and Glantz declined to comment. But Glantz, in a rebuttal of the lawsuit’s allegations posted on his blog, cited “extensive written records” that he said refute Neeley’s
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 19, 2018 01:22
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[UK] FDA Public Meeting on Tobacco Product Application Review

On October 22-23, 2018, the {FDA] will hold a public meeting on the tobacco product application review process....The goal of the meeting is both to improve public understanding and to seek feedback regarding the tobacco product application process, inclu
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 20, 2018 15:17
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit to be indicted for trading in influence in Dalligate bribery case

Silvio Zammit is a step closer to being indicted for trading in influence, after a court today reaffirmed a previous ruling there were sufficient grounds to place the restaurateur under a bill of indictment. Zammit is charged with having solicited a €60
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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Read the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium Bulletin - October 2018

"Commercial Speech" Flowchart for Public Health Regulation / Public health laws that regulate marketing activities are often challenged in court by industries whose products are being regulated. Think of health warnings on cigarette packages or restricti
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Oct 18, 2018 16:34
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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Reminds Investors of the Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc.

Business Wire
added Oct 19, 2018 11:15
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[California] LEE: The FDA Doesn’t Know What To Do About Scientists Who Are Sexual Harassers

A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
BuzzFeed
added Oct 18, 2018 05:35
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[California] UCSF settles sexual harassment suit involving star researcher

has agreed to pay a former postdoc $150,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit involving a prominent tobacco researcher on its faculty. In the settlement, dated last month, Stanton Glantz, director of the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and
statnews.com
added Oct 17, 2018 02:10
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Florida Supreme Court Rules Expert Witness Law Unconstitutional

– In a case stemming from a man who developed the asbestos-related disease mesothelioma, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court on Monday said a controversial 2013 law about expert-witness testimony was an unconstitutional infringement on the court’s aut
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 17, 2018 20:30
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[Massachusetts] Boston, NYC Lawyers Team to Secure $43M Verdict in Case Linking Cancer to Asbestos, Tobacco in Cigarettes

After a five-week trial and 23 total hours of deliberations spread over four days, a jury of 11 found against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds on claims of defective design, fraud failure to adequately warn and in favor of the family of the late Louis Summer
Law.com
added Oct 17, 2018 03:11
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Rejects Law That Mandated Daubert Standard ($$)

Florida's legal community was closely watching cigarette smoker Richard DeLisle's challenge... In upholding the Frye standard,..."This rule — that expert testimony should be deduced from generally accepted scientific principles — has been the standard in
Law360
added Oct 16, 2018 17:57
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