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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
HalfWheel
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17
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[New York] Webster vape shop sued over exploding e-cig battery

Owen Atkisson, 21, claimed in his complaint that he sustained “severe and painful burns” when the lithium-ion battery in his Smoke-E Mountain-brand vaporizer suddenly blew up while he was using the product on Oct. 16, 2015. The battery in question was t
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 17, 2018 09:12
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Editorial: Kansas court must address Topeka tobacco measure

Her intentions, and those of council members who supported the ordinance, were well-founded. The best move, though, is for state lawmakers to consider such a resolution so the age restriction would be imposed statewide. That could include debate over th
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 16, 2018 03:28
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[Missouri] Judge Temporarily Blocks Topeka From Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age

A Shawnee County District Court judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that raises the tobacco buying age in Topeka to 21. The ruling comes after two Topeka businesses, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, filed a lawsuit this week
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:44
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[Florida] David Canta and Corazon Canta, Petitioners, vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Respondents: On Petition for Writ of Certiorari from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Rodolfo A. Ruiz, Judge. (PDF)

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Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2018 22:35
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[Florida] Battle Over Whether Smoking or Dental Problems Caused Man's Fatal Mouth Cancer, as Trial Against RJR Begins

R.J. Reynolds’ role in a broad scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes ultimately caused the mouth cancer that killed a 53-year-old Florida smoker, an attorney for the smoker’s widow claimed Thursday as trial began against the tobacco giant. Kelsey v. R.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 22:14
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[Florida] HEATHER IRIMI, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF DALE MOYER, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Appellees: On Motion for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc (PDF)

We deny the motion for rehearing and rehearing en banc, but withdraw our prior opinion and substitute the following in its place. “The right to ask potential jurors questions during voir dire about bias remains one of the most important, and often
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2018 22:04
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[Florida] SCHLEFSTEIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 01/16/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease were caused by defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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[Florida] GLOGER V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 01/16/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the risks of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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ALTADIS SUES FIGARO CIGARS OVER FLEUR-DE-LIS USE

The case centers around the fleur-de-lis, the classic French symbol that adorns the company’s Montecristo line. In 2015, Figaro filed for a trademark for its Figarillos brand that included a logo using the fleur-de-lis. Altadis U.S.A., which owns the rig
HalfWheel
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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