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[Florida] Fla. Justices Stand By Ruling On Expert Testimony Standard ($$)

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday denied R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co.’s bids for a do-over of a closely watched October ruling in which it reinstated an $8 million...
Law360
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] 'Smoking e-cigarettes just as harmful as conventional ones'

Philip Morris filed a lawsuit after the ministry announced in June that five cancer-causing substances were found in heat-not-burn tobacco products sold here, with the level of tar exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The ministry announced the re
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2018 16:05
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[Florida] RJR Smoker's Damages Award Can't Be Reduced, Court Says ($$)

found Wednesday that a trial court erred in reducing a longtime smoker's damages award against R.J. Reynolds by factoring in her own role in developing lung disease, concluding that the state Supreme Court has since determined that damages for intentional
Law360
added Dec 7, 2018 06:01
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[Florida] Juul's "Action Plan" Is Too Late for Addicted Miami Teens, Mother Claims in Lawsuit

The new lawsuit, filed November 5 in Miami-Dade Circuit Court, accuses the makers of Juul of deceptively marketing "safe, candy-like products to which minors are attracted." The complaint says Zampa's sons and other class members were exposed to toxic le
Miami (FL) New Times
added Dec 6, 2018 17:46
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[Europe, Netherlands] Big tobacco court case won’t happen; no grounds for prosecution

The lawsuit against tobacco firms initiated by anti-smoking campaigners and health groups will not go ahead now the appeal court has said there are no grounds for prosecution.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 6, 2018 15:07
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 6, 2018 15:06
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[Nebraska] FEDERAL HEARING SET ON LAWSUIT FOLLOWING TOBACCO RAID IN WINNEBAGO

Oral arguments are set for Monday, December 10th at the Federal Courthouse in Omaha regarding a lawsuit filed by Ho-Chunk Incorporated distribution against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuit was filed April 20th challenging what Ho-Chunk calls Nebraska’
KSCJ (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:52
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[Florida] Smoking Appeal Burns Big Tobacco with $24.5M Hit at 11th Circuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed a $6.25 million verdict in a Florida Engle-progeny smoking injury case and reinstated $20.76 million in punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA.
Law.com
added Dec 5, 2018 18:16
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[Europe, Sweden] WIRTZ: #Snus – #ECJ, politically charged, opposes harm-reduction

The European Court of Justice decided against overturning the EU-wide ban on the smokeless tobacco snus. The ruling displays a political public health motivation... Snus is one of the viable harm-reducing products, which can actually give tobacco users a
EU Reporter (uk)
added Dec 3, 2018 17:01
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