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New York High Court OKs Pre-Collection Of Cigarette Taxes On Tribal Land ($$)

In a June 7 ruling, the New York Court of Appeals found that enforcement of a law that requires retailers on reservation land to prepay taxes on cigarette sales to patrons who are not members of the Seneca Nation of Indians does not run afoul of Indian L
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:57
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Florida Jury Sides With Smoker’s Widower, Awards $20 Million In Damages ($$)

a Florida judge instead found that an initial, inconsistent verdict by jurors in an Engle progeny case and $8 million award for wrongful death could stand; nearly one week later, on the evening of June 8, the jury rendered a punitive damage award of $12
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 12, 2018 02:56
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[Ireland] Stand-off between judge and Revenue drags out John Daly tobacco case

John Daly, brother of the junior health minister Jim Daly, has admitted having illegal tobacco for sale in his shop without having paid the necessary duty. The case has been before the judge Mary Dorgan on at least three occasions since October, but she
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:00
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JAN GROSSMAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of LAURA GROSSMAN, deceased, Appellee. (PDF)

The record establishes that RJ Reynolds posted a sufficient bond pursuant to section 569.23(3)(a)1., and is entitled to a stay of execution. We therefore conclude the trial court erred by not staying the writ of garnishment. However, we are satisfi
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 11, 2018 10:32
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[Florida] How R.J. Reynolds Got a Stay of Execution on a $37.5 Million Tobacco Verdict

Jones Day attorneys in Atlanta and New York won a stay of execution for R.J. Reynolds.
Law.com
added Jun 11, 2018 07:59
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Jurors: Addiction Not Legal Cause Of Florida Man’s Lung Cancer Death ($$)

sided with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. when, after brief deliberations, it found that a plaintiff’s husband — who died in 1994 of lung cancer — was not a member of the Engle class (Eulalia Lopez v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2008-076453-CA-01.,
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 8, 2018 18:51
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The States With The Largest State Sin Tax Revenues

in taxes are designed to further two goals: one, to raise additional revenue for the state; and two, to deter certain behavior regarded as detrimental to personal health or to public wellbeing. Many of the behaviors targeted by sin taxes are known to plac
Lawyers.com Blog
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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[New York] NY High Court Upholds Cigarette Tax Law On Tribal Lands ($$)

A New York state law regulating cigarette sales taxes does not conflict with laws or a treaty exempting Native American reservations from taxation, the state’s high court ruled Thursday, the latest rejection in a Seneca Nation member’s long-running disput
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 13:49
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[Florida] Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Rosen argued evidence, including testimony from oncology expert Dr. William Abel, proved Lopez’s years of smoking Winstons combined with his smoking of Cuban cigarettes and his asbestosis to cause his lung cancer. “Legal cause recognizes that it’s not alw
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2018 07:25
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

The daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22
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