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VIDEO: Medical marijuana patients sue Florida over smokable marijuana ban

The constitutional amendment approved by voters says only that it doesn't permit smoking pot in public. Cathy's lawyers say that means it can be smoked in private. "There's no question that the definition of medical marijuana in this constitutional prov
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:19
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Florida Jury Sides With Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and that his addiction was the cause of his oral cavity cancer and death (Dorothy Mae Kelse
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:52
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Florida Supreme Court Declines To Review $13.4 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

declined to review a tobacco suit in which a jury awarded a widower and his daughter $13.4 million in damages over the death of his wife (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Paul R. Larkin, et al., No. SC17-1712, Fla. Sup., 2018 Fla. LEXIS 133).
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:51
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Man Injured By Exploding Vaporizer Files Suit In New York State Court ($$)

A man who was injured after his vaporizer exploded while he was using it filed suit Jan. 5 in a New York state court against the store that sold the vaporizer to him, claiming that the store should have known the product was defective and that there was a
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:50
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[Florida] Michigan Appeals Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Tobacco License Suit ($$)

ordered that a suit over a tobacco manufacturing license being revoked be remanded to a lower court for further proceedings because there is a still a question over whether a manufacturer without a license can be on a list of manufacturers who did not mak
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:49
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[Florida] Special Master Urges Court To Keep $9 Million Sanctions For Engle Cases ($$)

A special master in an investigation to determine whether two law firms filed frivolous Engle progeny lawsuits told a panel of federal judges in Florida on Jan. 12 that the firms deserve the $9 million sanctions the panel imposed against them, calling t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:48
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Judge may force FDA to speed up graphic tobacco warnings

U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani in Boston said during a court hearing that she had no evidence before her showing that FDA was trying to move expeditiously to put forward new rules that it has now indicated could take it until 2021 to complete.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:35
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PTAB Lets Honeywell Pursue CBM Patent Challenge ($$)

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed Monday to review a patent that covers a system used to authenticate driver's licenses and has been challenged by Honeywell International...can be used to verify an individual's age when they are buying alcohol, tob
Law360
added Jan 25, 2018 22:17
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Canada: 5 Business Cases To Watch In The Supreme Court's Winter Session

In British Columbia v Philip Morris International, Inc., litigation over the recovery of tobacco-related health care costs goes back to the Supreme Court. British Columbia agreed to provide Philip Morris with access to health information databases pursua
Mondaq
added Jan 25, 2018 21:57
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[Florida] Attorney Chestnut found in contempt

A Florida judge has found attorney Christopher Chestnut in contempt of court for failing to supply information that would help pay another law firm a cut from a $23 billion verdict against a tobacco company back in 2014. Martin County court documents sh
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Jan 25, 2018 04:44
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