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[Asia, India] ITC drops after reports of SC directing not to violate prevailing health warning rules on cigarette packs

ITC declined 1.03% to Rs 313.65 at 15:00 IST on BSE after reports that the Supreme Court today, 4 May 2016, told the tobacco industry to adhere to rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs.
Business Standard (in)
added May 4, 2016 14:31
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[Asia, India] Supreme Court tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

In a packed courtroom, a two-judge bench rejected the industry's plea to extend a stay it had obtained from a Karnataka court but agreed to a request to move the rest of the appeals to the Karnataka court. "You have duty towards the society," the judges
Times of India
added May 4, 2016 14:29
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[Asia] India's top court says tobacco industry should follow stringent package warning rules

India's Supreme Court on Wednesday told the tobacco industry to adhere to rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs, but ordered a state high court to hear all pleas challenging the same. The tobacco industry "should not violate any ru
Reuters
added May 4, 2016 14:27
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[New York] Increased Vigilance for Secondhand Smoke

Since our 2014 column dealing with secondhand smoke,1 co-op and condominium boards continued to be challenged by secondhand smoking claims made by apartment owner...But until the March 2016 decision in Reinhard v. Connaught Tower Corp.,2 courts had genera
New York Law Journal
added May 4, 2016 06:19
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[Florida] BERGER v. R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: PLAINTIFF JUDITH BERGER’S REPLY IN SUPPORT OF HER MOTION FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JURY’S PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD

Philip Morris cannot, and does not, point to a single piece of evidence that the jury considered in awarding punitive damages to Mrs. Berger that was not probative of its recklessness and intentional misconduct with respect to Mrs. Berger’s two success
Amazon CloudFront
added May 3, 2016 18:41
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[Florida] Smoker Wants $20M Philip Morris Punitive Row To Push Ahead ($$)

urged a Florida federal judge Monday to promptly reinstate a jury's $20 million punitive damages award against Philip Morris USA Inc., saying it was properly supported by evidence and a recent Florida Supreme Court opinion.
Law360
added May 3, 2016 18:16
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Rising Star: Jones Day's Kate Wallace ($$)

Wallace assisted a long-time Jones Day client, Reynolds American Inc., in consummating its $27.4 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard Inc. As part of the deal, Reynolds had to get court approval to divest several of its brands — including Kool, Salem an
Law360
added May 3, 2016 18:15
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MPAA Blasts Suit Targeting Film Studios Over Smoking Scenes ($$)

Motion Picture Association of America Inc. and six of Hollywood’s largest film studios on Friday urged a California federal judge to toss a proposed class action accusing them of negligently allowing tobacco imagery and smoking scenes into movies rated su
Law360
added May 3, 2016 16:20
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[North Carolina] NC lawmaker sued as farm workers claim some wages unpaid

Seven Mexican farm laborers are suing a North Carolina legislator, claiming they weren't paid wages due from working on the lawmaker's crops...Jackson...has received financial backing from agribusiness contributors. His farm operations grow...and tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2016 16:09
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[West Virginia] Wife accuses husband’s insurance carrier of contract breach

Cincinnati Life is allegedly refusing to honor the claim because they insist his denial during the application process of ever using tobacco is false, since he died of esophageal cancer. The plaintiff states that Robertson never used tobacco.
West Virginia Record
added May 3, 2016 15:51
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