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Topeka appeals tobacco ruling, requests Kansas Supreme Court hear case

The city of Topeka has appealed a Shawnee County District Court ruling banning an increase in the age to purchase tobacco and has asked the Kansas Supreme Court take the case rather than working it through the traditional appeals process. Judge Franklin
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 3, 2018 02:42
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Cigarette Companies to Post Court-Ordered Statements in Tobacco Racketeering Suit on Company Websites and Cigarette Packages

The order, part of a long-running lawsuit against the cigarette companies, also requires them to attach the same statements to cigarette packages for two weeks at a time, for a total of twelve weeks over two years. The order will also apply to any social
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 9, 2018 01:26
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2 prominent lawyers ensnared by Florida's 'hot potato doctrine' are suspended for conflicts

The court said in the 2014 case that a lawyer who faces a conflict between two current clients can’t avoid current-client conflict rules by dropping one client “like a hot potato.” Before that decision, lawyers who dropped current clients because of conf
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added May 3, 2018 16:44
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6260 Order #81 - Remand, May 1, 2018

Defendants and the Remedies Parties will not interfere with or impede a user’s ability to print or copy the Website Corrective Statements...will affix to cigarette packaging...an “onsert” containing one of the Corrective Statements
Tobacco On Trial
added May 2, 2018 05:25
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET May 1, 2018

MINUTE ORDER directing the parties to submit a joint status report on or before May 11, 2018, addressing the status of the corrective statements for retail point-of-sale displays.
Tobacco On Trial
added May 2, 2018 04:21
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[Florida] MORSE V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO UPCOMING Trial 05/01/18 –

claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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[UK] FDA Moves to Dismiss Suit Regarding SE Standards

a lawsuit filed by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST) challenging the FDA’s issuance of Not Substantially Equivalent Orders for a smokeless tobacco product. The FDA has now moved to dismiss the lawsuit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction after resci
Lexology (uk)
added May 1, 2018 04:51
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6258: DEFENDANTS’ RESPONSE TO LITTLE ROCK SUN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER’S EMERGENCY MOTION FOR PAYMENT & SANCTIONS, Apr 30, 2018

The amici asserted that the list of newspapers and television networks specified by the Court in Order #1015 and incorporated in the parties’ proposed Consent Order should be amended to reach more African Americans.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 30, 2018 22:36
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 4/30/2018

RESPONSE re 6255 MOTION Emergency Motion for Payment Due and Owing by Tobacco Defendants for Court-Ordered Corrective Statement Tobacco Advertising Campaign in Newpapers MOTION for Sanctions filed by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., R.J. REYNO
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 30, 2018 22:20
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Florida Supreme Court Suspends 2 Miami Attorneys, Citing Conflicts in Tobacco Litigation

The Florida Supreme Court disagreed with a court-appointed referee’s recommendation to admonish prominent attorney Philip M. Gerson and co-counsel Steven K. Hunter, instead imposed a harsher punishment, suspending both Miami attorneys for 30 days.
Law.com
added Apr 30, 2018 21:39
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