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Mistrial Declared In Florida Tobacco Case After Juror Is Stricken ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. successfully moved to strike a juror for his “inability to understand English” (Myron Kaplan v. R.J. Reynolds
Lexis Nexis
added May 9, 2018 03:02
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[Florida] Justices Asked To Consider Dismissed Tobacco Cases

three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice last week as a first step in seeking Suprem
WLRN-Miami Herald
added May 9, 2018 01:21
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[Florida] Camel Cigarettes & Tobacco Conspiracy to Blame for Man's Fatal Cancer, Atty Argues in Trial Against RJR

Attorneys battled Friday over whether nicotine addiction and a conspiracy to hide smoking’s dangers caused a Florida man’s lung cancer death as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds. Morse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-006848. “It’s almost a 50-year conspiracy
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 9, 2018 01:20
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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 5.8.18: “Justices asked to consider dismissed tobacco cases”

About three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice as a first step in seeking Supreme Cou
Florida Politics
added May 9, 2018 00:08
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Minnesota's landmark tobacco settlement is 20 years old

"Our lawsuit was not about taking cigarettes off the market, because that's within the province of the government. And that's not going to happen," said Mike Ciresi, the state's lead attorney. "If they had a legal product, they had to sell it legally. An
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 8, 2018 16:24
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[Florida] Justices asked to consider dismissed tobacco cases

About three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice last week as a first step in seeking
Florida Politics
added May 8, 2018 23:52
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FDA Tells D.C. Circuit: Deeming Rule Within Agency’s Discretion ($$)

federal judge did not err in rejecting assertions by an e-cigarette manufacturer that the [FDA] should have taken a different approach to the premarket review of new e-cigarettes... in a May 2 brief (Nicopure Labs LLC v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
Lexis Nexis
added May 9, 2018 14:20
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FDA Fights Challenges To E-Cig Regulations In DC Circ. ($$)

defended its regulation of electronic cigarettes under the scope of the Tobacco Control Act, telling the D.C. Circuit that it’s not unconstitutional to require such products to be reviewed before hitting the market. Under the agency's 2016 rule for modif
Law360
added May 6, 2018 18:06
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NICOPURE LABS, LLC, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants-Appellees: BRIEF FOR APPELLEES (PDF)

The Tobacco Control Act “automatically subjects deemed products to the statutory requirements for ‘tobacco products’ in chapter IX of the [FDCA],” including the requirement of premarket review for new tobacco products.... The prohibition on the distributi
Amazon CloudFront
added May 8, 2018 23:36
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[UK] Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Force FDA Action Against Tobacco Company

A federal court has dismissed a case challenging the FDA’s allowance of the word “natural” in Natural American Spirit’s (“NAS”) product packaging and labeling. The Plaintiff lacks standing to sue under Article III, § 2, of the U.S. Constitution, which li
Lexology (uk)
added May 4, 2018 17:20
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