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[Florida] Widower Says Court Should Have Let Him Fix Engle Suit Error ($$)

A smoker's widower urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to review an appeal's court's finding that he cannot amend and pursue an Engle progeny lawsuit mistakenly filed in his wife's name after she had already died, saying it directly conflicts with
Law360
added May 16, 2018 20:38
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants. (PDF)

1. The Deeming Rule’s health warning requirements comport with the TCA and the APA (Count VI) and do not violate the First Amendment (Count VII). 2. The User Fee Rule (Counts II and III) is upheld in its entirety. 3. The process by which the agency des
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added May 16, 2018 04:37
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

The Board of Supervisors already voted for this ban last year. But tobacco companies didn’t like that decision. So they gathered enough signatures to put the decision in the hands of the voters instead. If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect t
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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R.J. Reynolds Defends Dismissal Of Florida Wrongful Death Claims ($$)

a Pinellas County trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying a motion to vacate an earlier dismissal for lack of prosecution because a plaintiff disregarded procedures to avoid dismissal during a “standstill agreement” in the underlying wrongful
Lexis Nexis
added May 15, 2018 05:03
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[India] All Petitions Challenging Karnataka HC Order Quashing 85% Pictorial Warning On Tobacco Packets To Come Up In August

LiveLaw.in (in)
added May 14, 2018 02:11
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[Florida] LANDI V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 05/14/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers hid the dangers of their products, which caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2018 18:51
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6261: JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING RETAIL POINT-OF-SALE DISPLAYS

POS is the last remaining issue that the Court has not resolved...the parties propose that they, and retailer trade associations that wish to do so, be permitted to file supplemental briefs on this issue, and further propose that the Court schedule argum
Tobacco On Trial
added May 16, 2018 03:53
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[Italy] Cancer-hit smoker loses suit

The family of a smoker who died of lung cancer on Thursday lost a damages suit against big tobacco and the Italian tobacco monopoly. The supreme Court of Cassation said smoking was "an act of free will" and ordered the family to pay costs of 20,000 e
ANSA (it)
added May 11, 2018 19:28
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