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[Canada, USA] Day 238: What if the Broad Street Pump had been owned by Big Tobacco?

There were times when I felt I was on a six hour legal roller coaster..."What the defendants have done is so much worse than leaving the handle on," said Mr. Johnston. He likened their behaviour to those who would refuse requests to stop selling such wate
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:19

[Florida] VIDEOS: Bryant v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company et al

defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering Hayward Bryant Sr's. addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused his smoking-related disease. Outcome Verdict for the Defense
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:11

[Florida] VIDEOS: Lourie v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al

the personal representative of Barbara Ruth Lourie, a deceased smoker, claims that defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering the addiction of Lourie, which caused the lung cancer that led to her death in 1997.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:09

[Florida] VIDEOS: Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco: Mistrial in Morse After Expert Compares Smoking Deaths to 9/11 WTC Deaths

Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:06

[Canada] Province Proclaims Act for Tobacco Litigation

The Tobacco Damages and Health-care Costs Recovery Act was proclaimed today, Sept. 26. It allows the province to sue tobacco manufacturers for unlawful activities that increased smoking. "This is about holding the tobacco industry accountable for fraud,
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 13:58

[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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Nebraska cigar, tobacco shops continue smoking war

The high court decided this week to allow the businesses to submit arguments by Oct. 6, following up on its ruling last month that struck down the exceptions in the state's smoking ban.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2014 13:48

In Many States, Smoking Habits Can Affect Job Potential

e. This practice is allowable under federal law. However, if a person is hired, many states forbid employers from firing the worker after a negative drug test or if the worker becomes a smoker while employed. “For the most part, an employer may ban smokin
Law Firm Newswire
added Sep 26, 2014 12:50

[Canada] Day 237: Non omne quod licet honestum est

Today's focus was on how the tobacco companies promoted their products....This is the first time their request that the Judge rule it a civil fault to sell cigarettes has been verbally presented, and the courtroom seemed to stiffen at its boldness.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:54

Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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