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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Togo, Texas] Familiar sides square off in Arlington smoking ban lawsuit

The City Council passed the revised smoking ordinance by a 7-2 vote during its May 9 meeting. The revised ban does not regulate electronic cigarettes. Andy Prior, now helping Dream City Coalition in its fight against Arlington's smoking ban, stands deje
Dallas Morning News
added Jun 16, 2017 22:17
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[Florida] Jurors Disagrees On Compensatory Damages In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida judge on June 15 declared a mistrial in an Engle progeny suit after the jury deadlocked on compensatory damages and attorneys for Philip Morris USA Inc. argued that there cannot be a compromise verdict (Jo Freeman v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 16, 2017 22:10
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[Florida] Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage questions, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker. Fre
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 22:04
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[Asia, Israel] TAXES ON IQOS CIGARETTES TO BE EQUALIZED

it would equalize the taxes on the new Philip Morris product to those on the Dubek company’s...in response to a plea by the Dubek tobacco company to the High Court of Justice against favoritism to the giant US tobacco conglomerate. Finance Minister Moshe
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 16, 2017 15:50
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[Florida] COLVARD V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. - UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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[Florida] PEARSON V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton fights to rescind GOP tax cuts on tobacco

is pointing to a new study by the Minnesota Department of Health that he believes bolsters his campaign to convince Republicans to rescind their recent tax cut on tobacco products, including cigarettes and premium cigars. The issue is at the heart of the
Timberjay newspapers (MN)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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Opioid Costs Push Struggling States to Dust Off Tobacco Strategy

State and local leaders fighting a worsening opioid-abuse epidemic are studying tactics used in the tobacco lawsuits of the 1990s, as they try to claw back billions from the companies who make and sell the powerful painkillers.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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Tobacco Companies Sue Oklahoma Government Over New Tax On Cigarettes ($$)

joined Oklahoma tobacco wholesalers in filing a writ of prohibition to the state Supreme Court over the government’s attempt to pass a tax that would require tobacco wholesalers to pay an additional $1.50 per pack of cigarettes (James P. Naifeh, et al. v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2017 21:08
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