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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Ashland-born Miss America dies at 92

In 1944, Ramey did a song-and-dance routine in winning Miss America. ... A tobacco farm outside Eubank is where Ramey lived until moving to California three months ago. Upset over tobacco regulations, she sued the U.S. Justice Department for $300 billio
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 5, 2017 04:20
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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Loses Some Claims In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

he Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost out on some of its claims against Michigan tax authorities after a federal judge ruled that the state’s seizures of and tax levies on tobacco products fell in line with prior court rulings. U.S. District Judge Pa
Law360
added Jul 3, 2017 18:24
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DOCKET for USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al., Jun 20-30, 2017

06/30/2017 6210 NOTICE Triennial Report On Changes In Trade Secret Or Confidential Status Of Documents by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 2, 2017 02:12
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Trump’s civil rights pick has made a career fighting for corporate rights

Dreiband defended R.J. Reynolds...in an age-discrimination case that started in 2015. The plaintiff in the suit was denied a job with the company at age 49. He sued after learning, thanks to a whistleblower, that the company had hired a subcontractor to
Vice.com
added Jul 1, 2017 02:58
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates Full Verdict In Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

reversed a trial court’s decision to hold a new trial against a tobacco company on a product liability claim because the jury instructions did not mislead the jury; the panel reinstated the full verdict (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Paul R. Larkin, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 30, 2017 22:39
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[Florida] Editorial: For the people, Morgan should forgo lawsuit

How can you tell legitimate patients who smoke from recreational users? Would police have a free hand to harass patients who do smoke, believing they might not be legitimate users? Would landlords who can turn down tobacco smokers be forced to accept ten
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jun 30, 2017 16:57
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[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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[Virginia] Two men convicted of cigarette smuggling charge

Manjoth Raj Singh, age 32, of Waldorf, Maryland, and Sukhdev Singh Virdi, age 45, of Dacula, Georgia, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes .”... Singh is the owner of American Cigarette Outlet, Inc., in Clearbrook, V
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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Trump Taps Jones Day Partner To Head DOJ Civil Rights Unit ($$)

tapped another Jones Day attorney to serve in the administration, nominating labor and employment partner Eric S. Dreiband to serve as the assistant attorney general for the [DOJ].....representing [RAI] in defending an age discrimination suit against...
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:18
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