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[New York] Members And Associates Of Russian Crime Syndicate Arrested For Racketeering, Extortion, Robbery, Murder-For-Hire Conspiracy, Fraud, Narcotics, And Firearms Offenses

ALEX FISHMAN, STEVEN FISHMAN, and MELNYK are charged in the Fishman Indictment with conspiring to transport and sell contraband cigarettes in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:12
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[Florida] FDA Targeted Over American Spirit 'Natural' Cigarette Deal ($$)

A Florida man who is leading a consumer suit claiming Natural American Spirit deceptively marketed its cigarettes has now sued the [FDA] for allegedly not following procedure in crafting a deal that would let the brand continue using the term “natural.”
Law360
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:54
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[Michigan] Interest groups foot county's legal bill in fight over raising tobacco age

Outside interest groups will foot the bill for Genesee County to hire a private attorney to defend hiking the county's tobacco-buying age to 21. In a meeting in late May, Genesee County Commissioners voted to retain Washington D.C.-based law firm Gupta W
Michigan Live
added Jun 7, 2017 01:44
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[California] DENNEY: Knowing what works

Suing someone who makes fun of the idiocy of putting ashtrays in a smokefree area....When CEAC and the City of Berkeley want to get serious...health advocates who have radically changed the world despite tremendous odds and Big Tobacco stand ready to help
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Jun 7, 2017 01:41
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R.J. Reynolds Opposes Petitioner Seeking High Court Review Of ADEA Ruling

to review a split en banc 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a job applicant who claims that he was unsuccessful in attaining employment due to the employer’s refusal to hire individuals based on age may sue for disparate treatment but not dis
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 19:21
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[Florida] Jury Finds For Tobacco Companies In Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

A Florida state court jury on June 2 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit where a man and his wife claimed that the man developed bladder cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the two tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 6, 2017 17:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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[Florida] FREEMAN V PHILIP MORRIS USA

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:34
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[Africa, Kenya] Sacked Alliance One Tobacco workers demand their dues

Former employees of an American tobacco company have accused the firm of withholding their dues. The 258 workers were laid off in 2015, when Alliance One Tobacco scaled down their operations in Kenya. In an affidavit filed in court, their representative,
The Standard (ke)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:08
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