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[Sweden] Swedish Match loses Norway court case on snus packaging

a Norwegian court said on Monday. The company had asked for a temporary injunction against regulations that the government imposed to standardise product packaging. The government argued the new rules were designed for public health puposes. (Reporting
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban expanded

Tensions smoldered at the Upshur County Board of Health’s meeting Thursday, following the board’s decision to adopt the revised Upshur County Clean Indoor Air Act, effectively banning smoking from all inside areas of fraternal organizations, motels, hotel
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Nov 7, 2017 03:50
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[Asia, China] Court hears appeal in case of man’s death after elevator argument

A city appeals court in Henan Province has taken on a controversial wrongful death lawsuit against a doctor filed by the relative of a man who died after they had a heated argument in an elevator about his smoking.
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 6, 2017 16:28
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[Florida] QUACKENBUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS: UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:10
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[Florida] ADAMSON V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the risks of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:06
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Philip Morris Avoids Lion's Share of Liability at Trial Over Florida Smoker's Throat Cancer

A state court jury Thursday linked Philip Morris cigarettes to a Florida woman’s laryngeal cancer and her eventual death, but limited its verdict to six figures in medical expenses and found the tobacco company responsible for less than 1/20th of that amo
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 00:46
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[Florida] Fla. Panels Revives Smoker's Suit Against RJR, Philip Morris ($$)

said Friday that a trial court should not have tossed a smoker's suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, ruling that there's still a question of fact regarding whether the suit was filed on time to be considered an Engle progeny suit. Florida's Fif
Law360
added Nov 4, 2017 16:47
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FDA To Target Addictive Properties Of Opioids, Cigarettes ($$)

Citing an “addiction crisis” gripping the country, Gottlieb said in remarks at the National Press Club in Washington that the FDA has initiated procedures to enact regulations that would render cigarettes “minimally or nonaddictive.”
Law360
added Nov 4, 2017 16:46
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Florida Jury Awards Widower More Than $100,000 In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Lexis Nexis
added Nov 4, 2017 16:24
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[Netherlands] Over sick of smoking Wat zegt de praktijk

We believe that the TI should not be able to get off with a guilty verdict in which civil liability is determined, but that the TI must –eventually- be confronted with the verdict of a criminal judge who determines that the TI has committed a criminal off
Sick of Smoking (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:33
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