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[Michigan] Officials Want Police Tactics Kept Secret In Tribal Tax Row ($$)

Michigan officials facing a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community over the state’s tax authority urged a district court judge Thursday to overturn a magistrate judge’s discovery order, saying the tribe should not be allowed to conduct additional inf
Law360
added Aug 11, 2018 23:07
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IS NICOTINE ACTUALLY BAD FOR YOU? The case against Juul is also partly a case against nicotine

she suggests the answer is relative. It’s better to use nicotine by itself than to smoke cigarettes — which is where vapes could play a part, if they wind up helping smokers quit. “We need to find out,” Rigotti says. “But there’s no benefit for young peop
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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Monsanto Roundup cancer lawsuit raises questions about EPA, herbicides and ethics

“On one end of the spectrum you have very potent carcinogens like asbestos, and tobacco smoke, that affect a broad swath of people, on the other hand you have very innocuous things...In-between those, you have everything else, and a mild-to-moderate carci
Salon Magazine
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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[Montana] Tobacco-Funded Group Sues Over Mont. Tax Ballot Measure ($$)

A tobacco industry-funded political committee has asked the Montana Supreme Court to amend the wording of a ballot initiative that would raise tobacco taxes to pay for a Medicaid expansion and other programs, saying the current language would mislead vote
Law360
added Aug 10, 2018 04:01
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[Florida] Attorneys Battle Over RJR's Role in Smoker's Death, as Trial Begins

Tyrone Dixon, 39, died in 1994...Dixon’s family contends Reynolds took part in a tobacco industry conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking that hooked him to cigarettes and ultimately killed him.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:41
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[Asia] Juul Warns It Will Fight Israel Over Potential Ban on Its E-cigarettes

The government and Juul, the U.S. maker of electronic cigarettes, are gearing up for a legal showdown after Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said over the weekend he planned to ban sale of the devices. To really understand Israel and the Middle Eas
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:31
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[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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[North Carolina] 4th Circuit Orders Court To Substitute U.S. As Defendant Following Tobacco Stings ($$)

A North Carolina federal judge abused his discretion in agreeing to reconsider a predecessor’s order that granted a petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act in a dispute stemming from undercover tobacco traffic
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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[New York] *ACTION ALERT* PUBLIC HOUSING SMOKING BAN

C.L.A.S.H. has filed a lawsuit challenging this rule. C.L.A.S.H. receives no funding from any industry. It survives on the kindness of private citizens who donate their nickels and dimes. It's barely enough to cover the cost of maintaining this web si
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Aug 7, 2018 18:28
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[Florida] Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 7, 2018 03:13
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