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NICOPURE LABS, LLC and RIGHT TO BE SMOKE FREE COALITION, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants-Appellees: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION (PDF)

the Constitution does not authorize the government to “pre-approve” truthful, non-misleading speech before commercial speakers may utter it. Indeed, this Court has already rejected the notion “that the health of consumers is advanced directly by barrin
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 22, 2018 18:08
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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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[Netherlands] INDUSTRY GROUPS PROTEST DUTCH SMOKING BAN

two major live music industry associations have written to Dutch health minister Paul Blokhuis to appeal a recent legal ruling that outlaws smoking in music venues. As a result of a decision by the Hague’s court of appeal on 13 February, indoor smoking r
IQ - Live Music Intelligence (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:54
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[California] Trial Date Set in Tony Gwynn Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Smokeless Tobacco Company

A Sept. 20, 2019 trial date has been set in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, according to media reports. Gwynn’s widow, son and daughter filed their case agains
Times of San Diego
added Feb 20, 2018 20:39
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[California] Tony Gwynn tobacco lawsuit set for 2019 trial

The Tony Gwynn family now has a trial date for its lawsuit against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company – Sept. 20, 2019. That’s 19 months away and will be more than three years since the family filed suit against the company, blaming it for the death of
USA Today
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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[India] Why Tobacco is Res Extra Commercium?

it has been an implausible task to limit the $11 billion tobacco industry’s right to trade. Though, Indian government for the first time requested the apex court to classify tobacco as res extra commercium i.e. things beyond commerce.
LiveLaw.in (in)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:37
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates $2 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a plaintiff’s expert to testify and reinstated the full $2 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court erred by reducing the award based on comparative fault (Philip Morris USA Inc., et
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates $2 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a plaintiff’s expert to testify and reinstated the full $2 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court erred by reducing the award based on comparative fault (Philip Morris USA Inc., et
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Florida] Judge Grants Directed Verdict For Defense In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Following the closing arguments in an Engle progeny suit on Feb. 15, a judge in Florida state court granted a tobacco company’s oral motion for directed verdict in a punitive damages-only trial (Joyce Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 07-46973-CA-2
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 18:42
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Florida Appeals Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found that a trial court erred in dismissing an Engle progeny suit because the 90-day period to substitute a plaintiff had been extinguished when the plaintiff’s family filed a motion before an executor of the estate was named (Jerry Feller v. R.J. Reynol
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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