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Coke is sued: Are soda companies going the way of tobacco companies?

“Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of ‘cultivating relationships’ with scientists as a way to ‘balance the de
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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[New York] VIDEO: State's High Court Rules NYC Tobacco Laws Apply to E-Cigarettes

The court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a smoker's rights group to overturn the city's ban on electronic cigarettes in the same places where traditional cigarettes are banned. The devices do not use tobacco, but instead use a liquid containing nicotine a
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:59
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[New York] Manhattan court upholds city ban on e-cig use in public places

NYC CLASH, argued that the city violated the state constitution by lumping unrelated subjects in one bill because the vaping and smoking tobacco are different. In May 2015, a lower court ruled against NYC CLASH and on Thursday the Manhattan Appellate Div
New York Daily News
added Jan 6, 2017 01:47
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New York Appeals Panel Affirms Public Vaping Ban In New York City

appellate panel on Jan. 3 affirmed the constitutionality of a ban on e-cigarettes or vaping devices in schools, restaurants and outdoor public spaces in New York City because the “one-subject rule” in the state’s constitution does not apply to local laws
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 6, 2017 01:01
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Florida Appeals Panel Remands Tobacco Suit With Order To Reduce Damages ($$)

found that a trial court erred in not reducing the compensatory award by the comparative fault the jury found in an Engle progeny suit brought by a man whose wife died from lung cancer related to her smoking (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Jan Grossman, No.
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 6, 2017 00:59
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[California] 9th Circ. Stays False Ad Appeal After E-Cig Co.'s Ch. 11 ($$)

again agreed to stay an appeal in deceptive marketing litigation against e-cigarette maker NJOY in light of the company filing for bankruptcy, keeping the appeal challenging the denial of class certification paused after it was initially put on hold pendi
Law360
added Jan 5, 2017 21:19
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[Australia] Smoke screen? The globalization of production, transnational lobbying and the international political economy of plain tobacco packaging

The political behaviour of the tobacco companies in this case is puzzling both in terms of scale, operating at multiple levels at the same time, and in terms of the countries mobilized in their defence. WTO litigation is typically the result of multinatio
Review of International Political Economy
added Jun 22, 2017 18:23
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF LAURA GROSSMAN, deceased, Appellee. (PDF)

We affirm the trial court’s denial of RJR’s motions for a new trial and for remittitur, but hold that the trial court erred in failing to reduce the jury’s compensatory damages award by its comparative fault finding. Accordingly, we remand the case fo
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant, v. VICKIE MCKEEVER, as Personal Representative of the Estate of THEODORE MCKEEVER, Appellee. (PDF)

We affirm on all issues except appellant’s argument that it is entitled to a reduction in the compensatory damages award in proportion to Mr. McKeever’s share of fault. On this issue, we reverse. S
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Jan 7, 2017 02:25
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant, v. VICKIE MCKEEVER, as Personal Representative of the Estate of THEODORE MCKEEVER, Appellee. (PDF)

We affirm on all issues except appellant’s argument that it is entitled to a reduction in the compensatory damages award in proportion to Mr. McKeever’s share of fault. On this issue, we reverse.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 6, 2017 18:12
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