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plaintiff claims defendant cigarette companies hid the hazards of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:23

Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46

[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Taxation Getting Out Of Hand, Vape Dealer Says ($$)

Department of Revenue has yanked another state vaping retailer's tax challenge into federal court, this one adding contentions of harassment to allegations that the 40 percent e-cigarette tax has been expanded beyond the law's intent to unconstitutionally
added Mar 16, 2017 18:31

[Europe, Sweden] Swedish men on target to be first to completely stub out smoking

Swedish government has released data showing that the proportion of men aged between 30 and 44 smoking fell to just 5 per cent in 2016. This makes it the first country to hit a notional tobacco “end game” target proposed by global health bodies and some
New Scientist
added Mar 15, 2017 14:34

[Florida] Tobacco Company Seeks New Trial Following $6 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. on March 10 moved for a new trial in an Engle progeny suit that resulted in a $6 million verdict, saying that the plaintiff introduced surprising and previously undisclosed testimony that her deceased husband suffered a heart attack b
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 15, 2017 00:04

Buyer Seeks To Litigate Tobacco Suit In Delaware Chancery Court ($$)

seeking an injunction that would force the Reynolds defendants to dismiss their complaint against ITG in Florida state court over the sale of four cigarette brands to ITG Brands in conjunction with the Reynolds defendants’ takeover of Lorillard Tobacco Co
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 15, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco says ITAT quashed CIT orders to principal demand of 331.4 mln rupees

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal quashed CIT orders in respect of assessment year 1984-85 to 1986-87 to principal demand of INR 331.4 million
added Mar 14, 2017 14:34

[Florida] Man's Suffering, Not Death, From Tobacco Yields $3M Verdict for Widow

Fort Lauderdale attorneys won a $3 million tobacco verdict for a widow whose husband died a decade ago — but the legal battle will likely continue past her 90th birthday. The Feb. 23 verdict for Blanche Fox found that her husband's lifelong addiction to (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 15, 2017 20:25

[Asia, Israel] Tobacco company files suit against Health Ministry

Dubek...filed a suit in the High Court of Justice against the Health Ministry on Monday for showing “favoritism” to the international tobacco company Philip Morris, which is marketing its no-smoke heated- tobacco cigarette iQOS.
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 16:22

SUGARMAN: Encourage Vaping to Help Reduce Smoking

vaping, along with the patch and gum, soon may not be the only products through which users could obtain nicotine without burning tobacco...In the meantime, under the Trump Administration, perhaps vaping will be viewed in a different light.
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Mar 14, 2017 21:15
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