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[Austria] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) May Pose a Threat to Public Health

17th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Austria... Because the TPPA eliminates tobacco tariffs, prices for tobacco products will be reduced, resulting in increased demand. Unless there is a “significant compensating increase” in domestic exc
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 04:03
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[Australia] WTO Delays Ruling In High-Stakes Tobacco Packaging Battle ($$)

will not issue a ruling on whether Australia's "plain packaging" tobacco law usurps foreign companies' intellectual property rights until May, according to WTO documents circulated Tuesday, delaying a decision that was slated to arrive by the end of 2016.
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Marketing Prof's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a well-liked university business and marketing professor urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death from heart and lung diseases, saying the tobacco companies had hooked him on cigarettes an
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Role in UF Marketing Professor's Death a Key Issue as Trial Starts Against Philip Morris and RJR

A sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes ultimately killed a former University of Florida marketing professor, an attorney for the professor’s widow said as trial began Wednesday against the nation’s two biggest cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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2016's Biggest Deals And The Firms That Led Them ($$)

... Potential Tobacco Tie-Up Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Herbert Smith Freehills LLP joined forces to advise...
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 02:19
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[Florida] COPD, Not Skin Cancer, Killed Smoker, Attorney Says at Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

Attorneys debated the role smoking and decades of alleged fraud played in the death of a Florida man as trial began Monday against two tobacco industry giants. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. Paul Dubinsky, 70, died in 2006, 11 years after doc
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:21
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[Florida] PARDUE V. PHILIP MORRIS: LIVETrial

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of smoking, causing the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of John Faricy.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:20
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

During opening arguments in Seminole County, Florida, plaintiffs attorney Laura Shamp of Shamp Speed Jordan Woodward told jurors that her client's late husband, Paul Dubinsky, died after making quit attempts that spanned a decade. He finally succeeded by
Law360
added Dec 7, 2016 02:18
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[Florida] GLASSMAN V. PHILIP MORRIS MISTRIAL

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 6, 2016 17:49
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