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[Canada] Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

The Supreme Court of Canada will rule Friday on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients' health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International. It's the newest chapter in the province's legal fight to force cigarette mak
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:37
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bataan city sued over antismoking laws

(Seatca) has assailed the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) for suing the Balanga City government...PTI has challenged Balanga’s University Town Ordinance of 2008 that regulates tobacco...also challenged the Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance of 2016 that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:07
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[Canada] Tobacco liability threat faces major convenience store chain and gas stations

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. “could be sued for health problems caused by the use of tobacco products,” Laval, Quebec-based Couche-Tard said recently in a securities filing. Couche-Tard, a ubiquitous convenience store brand in Quebec, did not say it is
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:04
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[Canada] Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

will rule tomorrow on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients' health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International. A ruling in B.C.'s favour could clear the way for the province to take cigarette makers to court to rec
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 12, 2018 21:22
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[California] Suit May Proceed with Man Who Gouged Out His Eyes While in Jail

A judge said today he is inclined to keep Pfizer Inc. as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims its Chantix anti-smoking medication was a factor in a psychotic breakdown that led him to gouge his eyes out while jailed in Los Angeles.
CNSNews
added Jul 12, 2018 16:24
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D.C. Federal Judge Grants Injunction, Cites Becerra In Deeming Rule Case ($$)

judge wrote that the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra reinforces a conclusion that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should be enjoined from enforcing its “Deeming” and “User Fee” rules u
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 12, 2018 13:24
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Wave Of FDA Suits Awaits If Kavanaugh Helps Trim Chevron

shines a spotlight on his distaste for so-called Chevron deference, which requires courts to accept reasonable agency interpretations of ambiguous federal laws. The issue is particularly salient in the context of FDA policy decisions, which often involve
Law360
added Jul 11, 2018 19:00
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[Florida] BUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS LIVE Trial 07/11/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 11, 2018 18:58
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Kavanaugh on Health Care: How Might He Rule as a Supreme Court Justice?

In 2010, for example, he was a member of the three-judge panel that ruled the FDA lacks the authority to regulate e-cigarettes as drugs or devices under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act as long as they are not marketed as smoking-cessation products or for
Law.com
added Jul 11, 2018 18:48
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Attorney-General of Brazil to be the featured speaker at COP8

(WHO FCTC) which will take place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October. The first woman to hold the office of Attorney-General of the Union (AGU), Ms Fernandes Mendonça will share her experience in the successful February 2018 battle to uphold the constitutiona
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:24
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