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FedEx Wins Dismissal Of New York Federal Dispute Over Cigarette Shipments ($$)

In a Sept. 26 decision, a New York federal judge rejected allegations by the city of New York and the New York attorney general that FedEx Freight Inc....
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2018 20:04
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[India] Juul Slams Rivals Over 'Inappropriate' E-Cig Flavors At ITC ($$)

hit several competitors with a complaint at the U.S. International Trade Commission, accusing them of selling and importing copycats that infringe on its patents and use... T
Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 19:59
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[Florida] $4.3M Engle Sanctions May Fund Ethics Training, Legal Aid ($$)

A panel of federal judges overseeing long-running tobacco litigation in Florida federal court told the parties Wednesday they're considering allocating some of the $4.3 million that the court is holding from...
Law360
added Oct 5, 2018 13:54
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E-cigarette maker Juul files complaints against 'copycat products'

U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) naming 18 entities, most of them based in the United States or China, accusing them of developing and selling products based on its patented technology.
Reuters
added Oct 4, 2018 18:53
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VIDEO: Juul Files Lawsuit Against 'Copy-Cat Products' Marketing to Underage Users

Juul Labs filed a complaint on Wednesday with the U.S. International Trade Commission alleging that 18 companies infringed on the company’s patents. The lawsuit claims that the listed companies “blatantly emulated the distinctive design” and urges the IT
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 4, 2018 18:32
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Florida Appellate Court Upholds $18 Million Award To Former Smoker’s Widow ($$)

on Sept. 28 affirmed a jury’s $18 million award for compensatory and punitive damages to the widow of a smoker (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[Florida] Attorneys Argue Tobacco Industry's Role in Smoker's COPD, as Trial Against RJR, Philip Morris Starts

Carlos Ortiz, 60, died in 2008, four years after being diagnosed with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Ortiz, who began smoking as a teenager, continued smoking up to three packs a day throughout his life... family contends a widesp
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:06
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STARBUCK, Plaintiff, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM RE: DEFENDANTS' NOTICE OF INVOKING SECTION 768.73(2), FLORIDA STATUTES (DOC. 314) AND PLAINTIFF'S RESPONSE (DOC. 324)(PDF)

That means that the Defendants' previous payments of punitive damage awards does not shield them from paying further punitive damages here (were a jury so to conclude).
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 5, 2018 01:31
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[Canada] Will pot’s health effects lead to the industry’s next tobacco liability exposure?

Marijuana could cause mental illness among youth and government needs to find ways of preventing teens from using it, an Ontario politician said Tuesday. “There are many young people who had their lives turned upside down, and families turned upside dow
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Oct 5, 2018 01:24
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Can't Duck Damages In Engle Suit, Judge Says ($$)

A Florida federal judge found Wednesday that a 1999 law shielding exposure to punitive damages should not allow Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to duck damages in an Engle tobacco wrongful death suit, holding that three state appellate courts have reject
Law360
added Oct 4, 2018 17:00
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