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[Florida] Engle Widower Assails Cigarette Ad Blitz As Trial Opens ($$)

The widower of a Florida woman who died of lung cancer told a jury on Thursday that she was lured to smoking by a cigarette industry whose $250 billion in advertising spending over 65 years drowned out messages about smoking's dangers.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2017 13:44
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[France] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group: French authorities to ban tobacco brand names

* Says Scandinavian Tobacco Group will appeal decision to French courts Source text for Eikon:
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2017 16:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes in the workplace: a guide (PDF)

In this good practice guide to electronic cigarettes in the workplace, Sarah Silcox looks at the evidence on vaping, policy and practice, and the legal considerations.
Occupational Health & Wellbeing (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:48
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7th Circuit: Indiana Law On E-Cigarette Manufacturing Is Unconstitutional ($$)

an Indiana law that regulates the manufacturing and distribution of vapor pens and liquids used in e-cigarettes violates the dormant commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution, reversing a grant of summary judgment to the state and remanding to the trial co
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 2, 2017 19:49
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Gorsuch Would Lend Antitrust Legal Chops To High Court ($$)

a seasoned antitrust litigator whose record as an attorney and a jurist shows he would not flinch at taking on the most complicated ... secured a $1.05 billion jury verdict for a client from U.S. Tobacco Co., an award that was later upheld by...
Law360
added Feb 2, 2017 16:29
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[Florida] Thousands of tobacco lawsuits in the pipeline

plaintiffs have died waiting for the cigarette manufacturers to pay up, thanks to an obscure statute... Twin bills ...would change that by repealing the statute that gives tobacco companies this exclusive advantage. “Plaintiffs have actually died waiting
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 1, 2017 20:03
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[Illinois] City’s newest tobacco taxes violate state law: judge

In a Jan. 20 ruling, Judge Ann Collins-Dole found that the city violated a 1993 law when it tried to impose taxes on cigars and smoking, smokeless and pipe tobacco...filed last May by Iwan Ries — the self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the city at 19
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:46
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[Germany] Berlin woman faces €250,000 fine if she smokes on balcony past 8pm

A woman in Berlin has been banned from smoking on her balcony past 8pm - a violation the ban could lead to a fine of up to €250,000, or six months in prison. Uta F., 52, has lived in her Berlin-Hellersdorf apartment for the past nine years, but now her o
The Local.de (de)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:10
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[Germany] €250,000 per cigarette: Woman faces shocking fine if smokes on her balcony

A Berlin woman has been told she faces six months in jail or a €250,000 fine if she smokes on the balcony of her apartment after 8pm.... Marcel P., who lives in the apartment directly above Uta, was so bothered by the smoke wafting into her home that she
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:03
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ORDER #66-Remand explaining why the Status Conference set for January 31, 2017, was cancelled

After reading the briefs, the Court concluded that the holding of a Status Conference would not be worthwhile and should await the Court of Appeals’ ruling in the Appeals now before it. The Court hopes that the Parties were not inconvenienced by this cha
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 31, 2017 23:36
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