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[Illinois] City to sue online e-cigarette dealers, says they're selling to underage Chicagoans

The city is planning to file suit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court against eight companies that sold e-cigarette products to people under age 21 in the past month, the Emanuel administration said. The sales were part of a sting operation launched by
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 12, 2018 22:14
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Florida Federal Jury Again Rejects Claims By Smoker’s Widow ($$)

For the third time, jurors on Nov. 7 sided with the tobacco industry in a longstanding dispute over the lung cancer death of a Florida man (Eddie O....
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:38
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Divided Florida Panel: Tobacco Tax Memo Is Unadopted Rule ($$)

In a Nov. 6 ruling, a majority of a First District Florida Court of Appeal panel agreed with a tobacco wrap distributor that a 2016 memorandum issued by...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:37
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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Andrew Cuomo plans to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

The state Department of Health posted the regulations Wednesday but rescinded them to allow additional time for legal review.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2018 16:43
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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
Law360
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Blunts Cigar Wrap Tax Rule ($$)

A Florida appeals court ruled Tuesday that a state agency’s memorandum outlining the taxation of whole leaf cigar wraps constituted an unenforceable rule, overturning an administrative law judge’s ruling.
Law360
added Nov 8, 2018 19:10
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Florida Federal Judge Seats Jury, Begins Retrial Of Engle Case ($$)

A jury was selected on Oct. 29 in a third retrial of allegations that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. bear responsibility for the lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:08
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Michigan Appellate Panel Reverses Order Affirming Seizure Of Tobacco Product ($$)

A Michigan appellate court in an Oct. 23 unpublished opinion reversed a trial court’s order affirming the Department of Treasury’s seizure and forfeiture of a company’s tobacco product pursuant...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:07
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Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Strikes Down Tobacco Ordinance ($$)

A local Rhode Island ordinance that requires stores selling tobacco to obtain a “dealer’s license” and pay an annual $100 fee was rejected as unconstitutional on Oct. 30...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05
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