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[Missouri] Prison smoking ban starts next year

After a victory in a court case brought about by an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections who suffered health effects from secondhand smoke, the department will ban smoking in designated smoking areas around prisons next year.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[Sweden] Swedish Match snuffs out ad for trademark infringement and violation of marketing act

The court found that Fiedler & Lundgren had identical versions of Swedish Match’s MUSTANG and SWEDISH MATCH trademarks in the ad. Further, the ad referred to the same goods – namely, snuff.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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KLEIN: Gillibrand's Tobacco 'Smoke' Deserves Ethics Investigation

she should be subjected to the same standard for her conduct as private counsel defending tobacco companies...Gillibrand chose instead to become “involved in some of the most sensitive matters related to the defense of the tobacco giant as it confronted p
NewsMax
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Plaintiff Files Notice Of Appeal Following Defense Verdict ($$)

filed a notice of appeal with Florida’s Fourth Appellate District Court on Dec. 4, saying the trial court erred in denying her motion for a new trial (Doris E. Shadd v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 4D17-3735, Fla. App., 4th Dist.).
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:40
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[Ohio] Man Says Asbestos Law Doesn’t Require Medical Opinion On ‘Smoker’ Status ($$)

Requiring every asbestos lung cancer plaintiff who ever smoked tobacco to provide a medical expert opinion that the person doesn’t qualify as a “smoker” would produce absurd results, burden nonsmokers and is at odds with a decade of precedent and the law’
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:38
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Florida Supreme Court Denies Petition For Review In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

without explanation, denied an Engle progeny plaintiff’s petition for review in appealing a lower court’s decision to vacate a $16.8 million verdict and grant a new trial in a tobacco suit (Cynthia Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. SC17-1130, Fla
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:32
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 11/17-11/20/17

Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 02:02
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6234: ORDER #74 – REMAND

FURTHER ORDERED that on or before December 15, 2017, the parties shall submit an agreed upon (Proposed) Second Superseding Consent Order for Websites and Onserts or, failing that, provide a further status report to the Court specifying the particular mat
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 01:47
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6231: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

The parties are committed to implementing the corrective statements remedy for websites and onserts as expeditiously as possible consistent with ordinary commercial practices. The timing of implementation will be included in the (proposed) Consent Order
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 01:40
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Florida Jury Awards $806,000 To Plaintiff In Tobacco Suit ($$)

awarded $225,000 in punitive damages to an Engle progeny plaintiff, bringing the total award to a widow whose husband died from coronary artery disease to $806,000 (Veda Bryant v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 2015-CA-001691, Fla. Cir., 1st Jud., Escambia C
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 11, 2017 22:06
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