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[California] Judge: Man Claiming Anti-Smoking Drug Made Him Gouge Out His Eyes Needs Stronger Case

ruled Thursday that a man who wants to sue the psychiatrist who prescribed him the anti-smoking drug Chantix will have to shore up his case before a lawsuit can move forward. The man, Michael Shabis, maintained the drug Chantix caused him to have a psych
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:48
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Philip Morris Relator Wants Cigs FCA Relit At DC Circ. ($$)

A would-be whistleblower asked the D.C. Circuit Thursday to rethink its June ruling that False Claims Act allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the military for cigarettes should remain dismissed, arguing the purported public disclosure blocking the
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:50
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[New York] FedEx Fights Shipping Records Bid In Cigarette Tax Case ($$)

told a federal judge Thursday it shouldn’t have to turn over shipping records and other documents the city and state of New York have said are crucial in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservation
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:49
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[New York] NY Scores Partial Win Over Native-Owned Tobacco Co. ($$)

While a federal judge on Thursday cleared a Native American-owned tobacco maker of most of the federal trafficking claims lodged against it by New York state, he found it liable for certain state law claims in a suit stemming from millions of dollars in a
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:47
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[California] Movie Industry in First Amendment Clash With Anti-Smoking Activists

by failing to disclose that youth-rated films contain tobacco imagery and by not giving those movies a more restrictive R rating, the film industry is tricking parents into buying their kids tickets to films, the lawsuit alleges.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jul 22, 2016 15:50
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Vaping Company Seeks Summary Judgment In Regulation Suit Against FDA ($$)

filed a motion for summary judgment on July 8 in a District of Columbia federal court, saying the new regulations the FDA will impose violate the First Amendment ... Nicopure Labs LLC also says that the FDA...
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2016 02:56
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[Caribbean] Tobacco Company Sues Collective Of Cannabis Companies Over Trademark Use ($$)

A tobacco company based in the British West Indies filed suit on June 24 in a New York federal court against a group of companies with common ownership for allegedly using a name on their products that the tobacco company had already trademarked (Montobac
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2016 02:55
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[California] NCTD changes no smoking rules after suit

The North County Transit District board of directors voted Thursday to tweak the agency’s no-smoking rules after being sued by an Oceanside resident who said enforcement was too lax. The agency had two ordinances dealing with smoking — one that prohibite
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 22, 2016 02:00
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California Attorneys File 2 Suits Alleging E-Cigarette Injuries

filed complaints in two California superior courts, accusing e-cigarette manufacturers and retailers of products liability, negligence and breach of warranty after two of their clients were injured while using them (Thomas Vickrey v. The Vapor Spot Vapor
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Review Of FAA Ruling In Maryland ($$)

on June 22 seeking to certify two questions over the Federal Arbitration Act and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration settlement between the state and a group of tobacco companies stemming fr
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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