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[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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[North Carolina] 4th Circuit Orders Court To Substitute U.S. As Defendant Following Tobacco Stings ($$)

A North Carolina federal judge abused his discretion in agreeing to reconsider a predecessor’s order that granted a petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act in a dispute stemming from undercover tobacco traffic
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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[New York] *ACTION ALERT* PUBLIC HOUSING SMOKING BAN

C.L.A.S.H. has filed a lawsuit challenging this rule. C.L.A.S.H. receives no funding from any industry. It survives on the kindness of private citizens who donate their nickels and dimes. It's barely enough to cover the cost of maintaining this web si
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Aug 7, 2018 18:28
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[Florida] Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 7, 2018 03:13
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AMA, 10 Other Medical Nonprofits Tell Court FDA Is Abdicating Its Obligations ($$)

by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and others, 11 nonprofit medical and research organizations — including the American Medical Association (AMA) — accused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of unduly delaying its premarket review of newly de
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 7, 2018 03:06
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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[Florida] DANIEL: Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 6, 2018 22:14
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[Massachusetts] Insurer Not Responsible For Settlement Over Blown Deadline In Tobacco Case ($$)

Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that a superior court judge did not err in finding that an insurer need not pay a $1.55 million legal malpractice settlement reached between an attorney and his former client whose case against the tobacco industry was no
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 6, 2018 17:47
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[Florida] DIXON V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 08/06/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:25
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Cigar Co. Must Cough Up $850K For Underpaid Tax, CIT Says ($$)

A Florida-based cigar company must pay at least $850,000 plus interest for underreporting its taxes on imported products after the U.S. Court of International Trade granted default judgment to the government Friday. Mariola International Co. made materia
Law360
added Aug 5, 2018 06:23
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