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[Canada] Toronto hookah lounges face ruin as court dismisses appeal of city ban

The lounge owners, whose businesses continued hosting herbal shisha-smoking during the two-year-long legal challenge, have maintained the ban would devastate their businesses and force many to close. The lounges sell food, but not alcohol, and are said
Inside Toronto (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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[Canada] Ontario court dismisses appeal of Toronto’s ban on hookahs at licensed businesses

The province’s top court has dismissed an appeal by several local hookah lounges in connection with the City of Toronto’s ban on the use of hookahs at licensed businesses. In November 2015, Toronto city council voted 34 to 3 to prohibit the use of hooka
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban upheld by appeal court

The three-judge panel ruled the city is within its rights to ban hookah in city-licensed establishments.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Peel to light fire under water pipe case after court ruling in Toronto ban

Peel Region is expected to request a hearing in the court case launched to challenge the municipality’s bylaw banning water pipe smoking in public settings. The hearing request comes after a June 13 Ontario Court of Appeal decision upheld a similar City
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Jun 14, 2017 13:38
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban upheld by appeal court

The City of Toronto’s ban on hookah lounges has survived a challenge at Ontario’s top court, paving the way for costly penalties against businesses still offering the water pipes. A three-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower cour
Metro (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 23:53
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Democrats’ Suit Claims Constitution Means One Thing for Obama, but Another for Trump

—Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) “maintained his farm and nail factory at Monticello and exported his tobacco crop to Great Britain.” —James Madison (1809-1817) “had a tobacco plantation in Montpelier.” —James Monroe (1817-1825) “grew timber, tobacco, and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] CITATION: 232169 Ontario Inc. (Farouz Sheesha Café) v. Toronto (City), 2017 ONCA 484

the by-law prohibits the inhaling or exhaling of smoke from a hookah...The application judge ... recognized that it was not the court’s role to second-guess policy decisions made by elected municipal officials. The City of Toronto Act specifically immuniz
Ontario Courts (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:05
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[Florida] Defendants Tell Court No Reason Exists To Review Asbestos Expert Ruling ($$)

Two defendants freed from an $8 million verdict after a court found expert asbestos causation testimony improperly admitted at trial have told the Florida Supreme Court that there are no grounds for reviewing the decision (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., et
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2017 15:57
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

The lawsuit also notes that most of the revenues to be generated aren't designated for smoking-related purposes. Instead, they are set to go primarily to the state's mental health agency, the Department of Human Services and the agency that runs Oklahoma
NewsOK
added Jun 13, 2017 21:01
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[Oklahoma] Lawmaker voices concerns about lawsuit filed against state

A Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma City is warning of deeper cuts to vital state agencies if a recent lawsuit challenging the state's new cigarette tax is upheld. The $1.50 per pack tax was passed as part of the state's $6.8 billion dollar budget for
KSWO-TV ( Lawton, OK)
added Jun 13, 2017 01:18
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