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[Florida] RJR to Blame for Smoker's Nearly Half-Century Cigarette Addiction, COPD, Atty Argues

A Florida woman’s nearly half-century cigarette addiction was so powerful, she was unable to quit smoking despite 15 years of progressively worsening lung disease, the woman’s attorney said as trial opened Wednesday against R.J. Reynolds. Rozar v. R.J. Re
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:56
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[Europe] EU court adviser says ban on Swedish snuff tobacco product valid

An EU ban on the sale of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product made by Swedish Match, is valid, an adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday...The ECJ will make a final decision in two to four months’ time.
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2018 17:59
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[Kansas] City of Topeka to appeal judge's ruling on smoking age

Topeka’s city government will appeal a ruling Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued last month barring the city from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in December banning the sale of tobacco products to adults ages 18 to 20
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 00:56
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[Europe, Uruguay] EU Ruling Casts Doubt On Bilateral Investment Treaties ($$)

the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that an arbitration clause in a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between two member states was incompatible with EU law....Philip Morris International complained that Uruguay's anti-smoking legislation...
Law360
added Apr 11, 2018 23:48
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[Australia] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, THE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

This article focuses upon the legal defence of Australia before the WTO Panel...Australia has provided a convincing case that plain packaging of tobacco products is compatible with the TRIPS Agreement 1994 – particularly the clauses relating to the aims a
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services called upon to support vaping

Judge Butler’s questioning of the health authority’s attempt to undermine people’s chance to stop smoking by switching to use of a harm reduced product mirrors the perceptions of vapers reported in a new research paper by Trish Fraser of Global Public He
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:16
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Tobacco 21 Law Overturned in Kansas

In a ruling that is sure to draw the attention of c-store retailers nationwide, a Kansas judge in a Shawnee County court ruled for plaintiffs arguing that a local ordinance that increases the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 is uncons
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:54
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[North Carolina] Tobacco Escrow Overpayment Suit Survives Motion To Dismiss ($$)

A North Carolina judge on April 2 denied a motion to dismiss a case in which a tobacco company is seeking to recover overpayments it made into an escrow fund because the claims brought by a tobacco company present an “existing justiciable controversy” and
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 5, 2018 04:32
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[Florida] ROZAR V. R,J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 04/09/18 –

Plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarettes, leading to addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:13
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[UK] UST Sues the FDA Regarding SE Standards

challenging the FDA’s issuance of “Not Substantially Equivalent” (NSE) Orders for a new, portioned moist smokeless product, Copenhagen Bold Wintergreen Flavor Packs (Copenhagen Bold). This appears to be the first lawsuit challenging the FDA’s denial of an
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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