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[Norway] Swedish snus company sues Norwegian state over neutral packaging

Swedish Match is taking the Norwegian state to court as it seeks an injunction to delay neutral packaging. A change in Norwegian law requiring all tobacco products to be given neutral packaging is set to be tested in court.
The Local (no)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:50
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[North Carolina] The Roll Call: Sunday, Sept. 24

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Noel Francisco to serve as U.S. Solicitor General...Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill... criticized him for supporting the tobacco and payday lending industries, and aligning himself with right-wing groups. The vote, on Se
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:47
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[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS

UPCOMINGTrial 09/27/17 – ... In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:44
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Suit By Smoker's Widow to Blow Back into Florida Court After 2016 Hurricane Caused Mistrial

Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-052862. As Hurricane Matthew bore down on Florida’s east coast, Judge George Maxwell, of Florida’s 18th Judicial Circuit, declared a mistrial early last October in Fontaine Wallace’s claim that a tobacco industry conspir
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:59
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Double-murderer wins court order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

Simmons, 53, now known Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, has asthma. In court filings that go back a decade, he insisted on his right to breathe unencumbered. Last week, he won a court judgment ordering Missouri state prisons to be smoke-free by April 1.
Laredo (TX) Morning Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:19
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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Missouri prisons to go smoke free after double-murderer wins in court

At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor’s orders that his quarters be smoke-free. Now, after a decade-long legal battle, Washington is declaring victory with a settlement that not only pro
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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Judge Kessler Drops Out of DOJ Case

USA v. PHILIP MORRIS, et. al: The above-entitled case was reassigned on 8/29/2017 from Judge Gladys Kessler to Judge Paul L. Friedman by direction of the Calendar Committee.
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 21, 2017 14:01
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It's On Plaintiffs To Prove No Scientific Substantiation ($$)

The purpose of this article is to focus on one very important aspect of the false advertising case: scientific substantiation. Historically, plaintiffs rest false advertising claims upon allegations that marketing claims are unsubstantiated and not suppo
Law360
added Sep 20, 2017 17:41
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