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[Ohio] VIDEO: Dad sues Hoover High School over son’s football suspension

The father of a local football player is taking his son's high school to court, claiming his suspension from the team is too harsh. The student was benched for the rest of the season for having an electronic cigarette on school grounds.
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:43
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Updated | Recording of Zammit requesting bribe published, Dalli hits out at Kessler

A Swedish newspaper has published the recording of John Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit, soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. Zammit, charged with requesting a €60 million in bribes from Swedish company Swedish Match and the Eur
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:52
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[Ohio] Dad sues North Canton Schools over son’s football suspension

A Stark County Common Pleas judge could decide this week whether a Hoover High School football player is eligible to play for the rest of the season after he violated North Canton City Schools’ rules against tobacco use.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Oct 26, 2017 17:26
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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FDA Defends Cigar Regs, Points To Consumer Misperceptions ($$)

shot back Wednesday in D.C. federal court at smokers rights groups' challenge to a recent rule expanding regulations on cigars and pipe tobacco, saying expanded warning requirements and user fees are needed to call attention to underappreciated health ris
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:05
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[Florida] Manufacturer Urges Fla. Court To Chuck $8M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

Crane Co., which is on the hook for part of the $8 million award, urged the high court to affirm a Fourth District Court of Appeal decision reversing the award because plaintiff Richard DeLisle failed to prove that..
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:03
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[Florida] Tobacco Co. Wants Quick Win On Transfer Fraud Claim ($$)

Florida-based Aldar Tobacco Group asked a federal judge Tuesday to enter a judgment finding that American Cigarette Co. fraudulently transferred its assets to a related company to avoid paying a multimillion-dollar judgment to Aldar, saying the defense ha
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:01
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Must Pay Fees In $10.5M Case, Fla. Court Says ($$)

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal said John McCoy, whose wife Glodine McCoy died of smoking-related lung cancer, is entitled to an award of attorneys’ fees because his service by mail of a settlement offer to Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 05:14
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[Florida] JOHN MCCOY, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et. al., Appellees.

We reverse the circuit court’s order denying a motion for attorney’s fees based upon a 2014 proposal for settlement under section 768.79, Florida Statutes (2015).1
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 26, 2017 05:08
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[Florida] Jacksonville attorneys hit with $9M in sanctions in tobacco case

In the 148-page order, the judges said Charlie Farah and Norwood Wilner filed 1,250 complaints... Daniel Bean, a partner at the Holland & Knight firm who represents both attorneys, provided the following statement to News4JAX in response to the judge’s o
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:29
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