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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Crackpot EU rule slammed for 'stopping British smokers quitting and increasing cancer'

The British Government has been taken to the high court by a consumer group set on persuading Jeremy Hunt to snub the EU’s laws against snus, a product which has drastically reduced the number of smokers in Sweden.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jan 26, 2017 18:54

[Mississippi] House reverses course, votes to limit AG’s ability to file lawsuits

to pass legislation that could prevent Mississippi’s attorney general from pursuing lawsuits like the 1990s tobacco litigation that resulted in a settlement of more than $4 billion for state coffers.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 16:48

[New York] Federal Judge Rules Against Tribes in Cigarette-Tax Dispute

State laws that tax tobacco sales by Native American vendors from two western New York tribes to non-Indians do not infringe on tribal sovereignty or other constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled.
New York Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 19:31

Deceptive Marketing — Is Coca-Cola taking a page book from the tobacco industry?

Coca-Cola has been called out in California for deceptively advertising is sugar-saturated sodas so it can sell more of them. A 39-page lawsuit filed in San Francisco makes 13 claims against the iconic beverage brand under unfair-competition and false-a
JD Supra, LLC
added Jan 25, 2017 01:05

[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Dec 29, 2016-Jan 23, 2017

73 STIPULATION AND ORDER re National Association of Theatre Owners’ Motion for Attorneys’ Fees and Hearing Date for Motion for Attorneys’ Fees...01/23/2017 Set/Reset Deadlines as to 66 MOTION for Attorney Fees . Motion Hearing set for 3/9/2017 01:30 PM in
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 24, 2017 00:20

[Kentucky] Ky. Tobacco Farm Settles Wage Claims By H-2A Workers ($$)

A Kentucky federal judge on Monday signed off on a settlement between a tobacco farm and six agricultural workers hired under H-2A visas who alleged they were stiffed on minimum and overtime wages. Planck Farm, B.S. Land and Cattle Co. LLC and several r
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37

[Florida] Trials Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

for promoting Star’s tobacco-based dietary supplements....won the majority of cases tried against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., including two wins — in Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — that came back from the jury
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37


plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of Totsie Fleming....04:00 PM EST JAN 25
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2017 04:29

FDA Works To Regulate Manufacture Of Smokeless Tobacco ($$)

Thursday proposed a new standard to limit a carcinogen in smokeless tobacco products like snuff, saying it would prevent about 2,200 deaths from oral cancer over the next two decades if it goes into effect. The proposed rule in the National Register woul
added Jan 24, 2017 00:44

[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: Shook Hardy ($$)

The Shook Hardy team also continued its successful representation of Philip Morris in so-called Engle progeny cases in Florida, often helping the company escape, or score significant reductions in, liability with its work on nine trials over the past yea
added Jan 20, 2017 20:08
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