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North Carolina High Court Affirms Class Certification In Tobacco-Pricing Suit ($$)

on Dec. 21 found that a trial court was right to certify a class of farmers who were members of a tobacco cooperative and alleged that it expelled them and used money they helped to generate after finding that there was not a conflict of interest between
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:29
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Tobacco Wholesalers Sue Pennsylvania Over Items In New Tobacco Tax ($$)

A electronic cigarette wholesaler and vaping store in Pennsylvania on Dec. 22 filed a petition in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court for injunctive relief from a new tax on e-cigarettes and e-cigarette parts and declaratory judgment to clarify what items are
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:29
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies File Notice Of Appeal On $10 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

that they would be jointly appealing a $10 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit, saying the trial court erred by failing to grant their post-trial motions for a new trial and for a directed verdict (Philip Morris, et al. v. Mary Howles, 4D17-31, Fla.
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:28
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[Asia] WHO report cites India's initiatives on tobacco control

A World Health Organisation report released today has cited India's multiple initiatives on tobacco control,... "After considering the effect of smoking on both smokers and non-smokers, the Court (Supreme Court of India) issued an order prohibiting smoki
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:34
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: UNITED STATES’ MEMORANDUM IN RESPONSE TO ORDER #65-REMAND, Jan 17, 2017

contrary to the tobacco companies’ suggestion that the status conference be canceled, the United States respectfully suggests that the opportunity be used to address the portion of the D.C. Circuit’s earlier remand, from the merits appeal, concerning the
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 18, 2017 00:30
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[Florida] People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

It will also create the biggest target for more lawsuits related to the harmful effects of tobacco use...But fear of lawsuits...has taken a backseat to fears of being left behind in the consolidation of the tobacco business. Higher taxes, more public educ
24/7 Wall Street
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:35
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[California] Drug maker remains defendant in suit brought by inmate claiming psychotic breakdown

A judge ruled Thursday that Pfizer Inc. will remain a defendant for now in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its anti-smoking medication was a factor in his psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while in jail.
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Daughter Of Smoker Files Tobacco Suit In Florida State Court ($$)

The daughter of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) filed suit against three tobacco companies in Florida state court on Jan. 10 pursuant to the Engle findings (Angelia Garrett v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., et al., No. 17-CA-0
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 13, 2017 19:22
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[Netherlands] NEW LAWSUIT AGAINST BIG TOBACCO WINS BACKING OF DUTCH DOCTORS ASSOCIATION

A Dutch association of doctors NTvG is financially supporting a criminal case filed by some 1,300 smokers and ex smokers against the tobacco industry, the Volkskrant reports. The association, which has about 250 doctors as members, will invest hundreds o
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:10
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