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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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[Asia, Israel] ELEMENTARY SCHOOLERS WIN LAWSUIT OVER SMOKING SECURITY GUARD

Children at an elementary school in Tel Aviv received a civics lesson outside the classroom when they filed a class-action lawsuit against Avidar Security Services, whose guard at the school was constantly smoking. And they won the case.
Jerusalem Post
added Sep 8, 2017 15:15
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[District of Columbia] Motley Rice LLC Appoints New Members

WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE Elizabeth Smith advocates for clients harmed by corporate wrongdoing...currently represents ...people impacted by tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[North Carolina] Acclaimed Attorney & Advocate Gary Jackson Joins Law Offices of James Scott Farrin

He later joined the law firm of Womble Carlyle in Winston-Salem earning six figures litigating for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. against smokers who claimed their tobacco products harmed their health. Later he had an opportunity to argue on behalf of Reynol
Benzinga.com
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Florida] Mistrial Dashes Punitive Proceedings Over RJR's Role in Trucker's Smoking-Related Death

declared a mistrial in punitive proceedings against R.J. Reynolds for the role it played in the fatal respiratory disease of a Florida long-haul trucker. Hardin v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46973. “I’ve been mulling about this, and I believe I’m going to gr
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 8, 2017 15:48
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/11/17

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:29
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Civil rights groups criticize Trump Justice pick ahead of hearing

Civil rights groups are concerned about Dreiband's work since 2005 as a labor attorney for prominent Washington law firms Akin Gump and Jones Day, where he is currently a partner. Dreiband has defended companies like R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an ag
CNN
added Sep 7, 2017 01:33
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[India] SC upholds Goa amendment banning gutka, tobacco

PANJIM: The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the health amendment made by the then Manohar Parrikar government in 2004 banning gutka and tobacco dismissing the petition filed by Ghodawat Pan Masala Products. Although gutka, pan masala and other flavoured t
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:14
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Florida Supreme Court declines to hear Reynolds appeal of lawsuit defeat

The jury in the third trial awarded Grossman’s husband $3.5 million in compensatory damages, along with $7.5 million to their daughter, who was 9 at the time of her mother’s death, and $4 million to their son, who was an infant. The appellate judges rul
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 6, 2017 16:22
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What can I do about a condo neighbour who smokes: Reasonable doubt

Regardless of how smoke is entering a unit, no person is required to simply put up with cigarette or marijuana smoke if the smoke is interfering with the person’s reasonable enjoyment of their unit. The question is what steps can be taken to best address
NOW Magazine (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:49
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