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[Michigan] Kalamazoo man sues after e-cig explodes

A Kalamazoo man is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company because he claims an e-cigarette burned him. Ronald Sumner says that on July 1, 2016, an e-cigarette exploded, bursting into flames when he inhaled. The lawsuit says Sumner had third-degree chemical
WOOD TV8 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:25
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Upcoming Webinars: What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults

This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand that is very popular among youth and young adults. Policy, legal, and advocacy experts will describe JUUL and discuss concerns and emergi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:19
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THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER... (PDF)

I. SMOKING DEVASTATES THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND BURDENS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM...II. COLLECTING CIGARETTE TAXES IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF REDUCING SMOKING, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH...III. THE DISTRICT COURT’S CIVIIL PENALTY AWARD AGAINST UPS IS CONSTITUTIONA
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:18
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society celebrating ruling protecting SK renters from second-hand smoke exposure

Canadian Cancer Society’s Donna Paseichnik speaks about the second hand smoke ruling for Saskatchewan tenants at the CCS office in downtown Regina. “This is probably one of the most important things, professionally, that I have done, personally,” said P
CKRM – 620 (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:44
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[Canada] New ruling protects Sask. renters from second-hand smoke

The ruling, made by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, can apply to any housing authorities or landlords in the province. It first came down in March 2017, but wasn’t made official until the appeal was dismissed last month. Three tenants had brou
CJME News Talk 980 AM (Regina, SAS) (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:40
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ruling gives renters protection from secondhand smoke

The Saskatchewan Office of Residential Tenancies has ruled in favour of four tenants who live in three buildings operated by the Regina Housing Authority. The tenants complained to their landlord about secondhand smoke coming into their units from neighb
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:39
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[Canada] Case establishes right to protection for all tenants from harmful second-hand smoke

a court has upheld the right of tenants to be free from “unreasonable” second-hand smoke — even in a building that allows smoking. The case stems from complaints four tenants of Regina Housing Authority buildings brought to the Office of Residential Ten
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[Canada] Saskatchewan tenants have the right to be protected from second-hand smoke

Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) in Saskatchewan gives renters the right to be protected from second-hand smoke exposure in their homes. The ORT ordered the landlord, the Regina Housing Authority (RHA), to compensate tenants of three different apart
Global News (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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Florida High Court Orders Reconsideration Of New Engle Progeny Trial Motion ($$)

The Florida Supreme Court on March 16 granted a petition for review and without explanation ordered that a trial court re-examine a plaintiff’s motion for a new trial in light of its decision in a case that held that comparative fault does not apply to En
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. JAN GROSSMAN, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court Of Appeal For The Fourth District

When there is no way to tell whether a prior jury found particular facts against a party, does due process permit those facts to be conclusively presumed against that party in subsequent litigation?
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35
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