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[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court quash...do not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
Mondaq
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47
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[Florida] BROWN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 03/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Margaret Brown claims tobacco company concealment of smoking's dangers caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[Florida, Mississippi] Tobacco Co. Merits A Loss In Asset Transfer Row, Judge Told ($$)

Mississippi-based Smokers Best Group LLC urged a Florida federal judge Tuesday to reject a magistrate judge’s recommendation that he find in favor of a Florida tobacco company on its claim that a cigarette maker fraudulently transferred assets to SBG to a
Law360
added Mar 1, 2018 17:52
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Former Connecticut Woman's $28M Tobacco Verdict Stands

Former Norwich resident and smoker Barbara Izzarelli is in line to receive at least $28.1 million in damages against R.J. Reynolds after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear the case.
Law.com
added Mar 1, 2018 14:30
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[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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Kansas man sues vape shop for e-cigarette battery explosion

The lawsuit alleges Anderson was carrying the lithium ion battery, his car keys and coins in his pants pocket in February 2016. The touching metal items caused a short to the outside of the battery, which then overheated and exploded. The suit says Ande
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2018 12:53
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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[Kansas] VIDEO: E-cigarette battery explodes in man’s pants. 'It ignites like a bomb,' lawyer says

WARNING: Graphic content. Daniel Anderson suffered chemical and thermal burns to his left leg and hands caused by fire and heat that rolled out of the lithium ion battery, which he bought from Big E’s Vapor Shop, according to a lawsuit filed Feb. 6 in Se
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[UK] Smoking ban ‘all legal challenges rejected’ / Clarification of Supreme Court ruling from HMPPS

The appeal was brought by an individual who supports the ban and was about a point of law, whether or not the 2006 Health Act – effectively the smoking ban – applies as a matter of law to Crown premises...The Supreme Court upheld the view that it does not
Inside Time (uk)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[New York] Cigarette kickbacks are burning small distributors

New York distributors of cigarettes and other candy store items...says the kickbacks are illegal because the state has what is called a fair trade law that sets the minimum price...rebating $1 or $2 a carton, the out-of-state distributors are breaking the
New York Post
added Feb 27, 2018 14:09
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