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[Asia] Court to hear China's first lawsuit against smoking in public areas

A railway court in Beijing is scheduled to hear a lawsuit against smoking on China's passenger trains recently, reports Beijing Youth Daily. Li Jing (an alias), a college-bound student, filed the lawsuit to the Beijing Railway Transport Court against Ha
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Florida] ELLIS V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and disease by hiding the hazards of smoking.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., Appellants, v. LINDA PURDO ENOCHS, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of THOMAS PURDO, Appellee. (PDF)

we are satisfied that the trial court did in fact engage in the genuineness inquiry in overruling Defendants’ objections to prospective jurors 18 and 95.
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 17, 2017 05:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eliminated two prospective jurors. The
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 05:25
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[South Carolina] Big Pharma's Tobacco Moment as Star Lawyers Push Opioid Suits

South Carolina became the sixth state to sue opioid makers alleging they have created a public health crisis. The suit filed by Joe Rice, a plaintiff lawyer who helped negotiate a $246 billion settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998, suggests states
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2017 05:22
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[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41
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[New York] Queens mother, disabled daughter not evicted over landlord's 'meritless' lawsuit

Jovic had accused Blue of smoking marijuana and cigarettes. Blue insisted she only used tobacco — never pot — and exhaled out the window with a fan blowing....decision said there were no rules or lease provisions against smoking.
New York Daily News
added Aug 15, 2017 18:27
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Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects $1.50 per pack smoking-cessation fee

The approval of the $1.50 per pack increase was fought in Oklahoma state court by Reynolds American Inc., Philip Morris USA and several convenience stores, wholesalers and smokers. The law was set to go into effect in late August.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:13
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TOBACCO v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA: APPLICATION TO ASSUME ORIGINAL ,JURISDICTION AND PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF AND WRITS OF PROHIBITION AND/OR MANDAMUS (PDF)

DECLARATORY RELIEF GRANTED. SECTIONS 2, 7, 8, AND 9 OF SB 845 ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Combs, C.J., Gurich, V.C.J., Kauger, Winchester, Edmondson, Rei±: and Wyrick, JJ., concur. Watt and Colbert, JJ., concur in part and dissent in part.
TownNews.com
added Aug 13, 2017 02:59
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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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