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[Michigan] Keweenaw Tribe Defends Claims In Tobacco Seizure Case

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked a Michigan federal judge on Thursday to reject a bid by state officials to kill two claims over the seizure of a tribe-owned truck carrying tobacco products and the resulting prosecution, saying those allegations in a w
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Ohio] VIDEO: Dad sues Hoover High School over son’s football suspension

The father of a local football player is taking his son's high school to court, claiming his suspension from the team is too harsh. The student was benched for the rest of the season for having an electronic cigarette on school grounds.
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:43
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al.: MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION ... (PDF)

Plaintiffs acknowledge none of these risks. Their brief gives no inkling that nicotine is highly addictive, that cigar and pipe tobacco smoke is carcinogenic, or that their products, when used as directed, may be lethal. Instead, Plaintiffs contend that c
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 27, 2017 15:53
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FDA Defends Cigar Regs, Points To Consumer Misperceptions ($$)

shot back Wednesday in D.C. federal court at smokers rights groups' challenge to a recent rule expanding regulations on cigars and pipe tobacco, saying expanded warning requirements and user fees are needed to call attention to underappreciated health ris
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:05
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[Florida] Manufacturer Urges Fla. Court To Chuck $8M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

Crane Co., which is on the hook for part of the $8 million award, urged the high court to affirm a Fourth District Court of Appeal decision reversing the award because plaintiff Richard DeLisle failed to prove that..
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:03
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[Florida] Tobacco Co. Wants Quick Win On Transfer Fraud Claim ($$)

Florida-based Aldar Tobacco Group asked a federal judge Tuesday to enter a judgment finding that American Cigarette Co. fraudulently transferred its assets to a related company to avoid paying a multimillion-dollar judgment to Aldar, saying the defense ha
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:01
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[UK] The Unique Explosion Dangers of E-Cigarettes

According to a FEMA and U.S. Fire Authority report on e-cigarette explosions released in July 2017, the “combination of an electronic cigarette with a lithium-ion is a new and unique hazard” in the U.S. The FEMA report which evaluated e-cigarette explos
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Updated | Recording of Zammit requesting bribe published, Dalli hits out at Kessler

A Swedish newspaper has published the recording of John Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit, soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. Zammit, charged with requesting a €60 million in bribes from Swedish company Swedish Match and the Eur
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:52
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[Ohio] Dad sues North Canton Schools over son’s football suspension

A Stark County Common Pleas judge could decide this week whether a Hoover High School football player is eligible to play for the rest of the season after he violated North Canton City Schools’ rules against tobacco use.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Oct 26, 2017 17:26
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Must Pay Fees In $10.5M Case, Fla. Court Says ($$)

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal said John McCoy, whose wife Glodine McCoy died of smoking-related lung cancer, is entitled to an award of attorneys’ fees because his service by mail of a settlement offer to Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 05:14
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