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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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[Florida] LAMMI: Court Order Imposing $9 Million Sanction Paints Sordid Tale Of Ethically-Challenged Lawyering

something the Florida Supreme Court seemingly failed to do in 2006 when deciding Engle. They should also find inspiration in the courage and integrity with which the four Middle District of Florida judges acted in investigating (largely on their own initi
Forbes
added Nov 3, 2017 00:26
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supreme Court in a bid to win what he says is the same level of protection from the risks posed by passive smoking as "non-smokers living in the wider community". Tuesda
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:33
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[UK] R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

The Appellant, Mr Black, is a prisoner. He complains that the legal ban on smoking introduced by the Health Act 2006 is not being enforced in common parts of the prison. The Appellant argues that prisoners should have confidential and anonymous access to
Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:30
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[Missouri] State’s prisons to be smoke-free after April 1

U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey ordered the state in September to ban tobacco products after Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, an inmate serving a life sentence for strangling and suffocating two women in the 1980s, complained about being habitually
Bowling Green (MO) Times
added Nov 2, 2017 03:38
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[UK] VIDEO: R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:31
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[UK] Inmate's appeal to ban smoking in jails reaches Supreme Court

Five justices headed by president Lady Hale are considering whether the Crown is bound by the 2006 Health Act, which includes the ban on smoking in public places introduced in 2007. Black's lawyers have said the sex offender, who has been serving an inde
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2017 15:28
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[Florida] TRUMP’S CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY NOMINEE DEFENDED DEADLY PRODUCTS

DANA BAIOCCO, PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s pick... A partner at law firm Jones Day, Baiocco has represented big tobacco and fought in court against asbestos workers who developed mesothelioma....defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a class-action suit fi
The Intercept
added Nov 1, 2017 06:23
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COURT RULES AGAINST CIGAR GROUPS INJUNCTION, SUMMARY JUDGEMENT AGAINST FDA

Mehta rejected a motion for summary judgement and preliminary injunction against FDA in a lawsuit brought upon by three cigar trade groups: the Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Re
HalfWheel
added Nov 1, 2017 06:19
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban fiasco

Activists believe Dispur should now move the Supreme Court, and thereby bring to centrestage the question of banning tobacco use in all forms. Whether the State government does so remains to be seen, but it needs to undertake awareness drives at school le
The Sentinel (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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