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Tobacco Companies Sue Oklahoma Government Over New Tax On Cigarettes ($$)

joined Oklahoma tobacco wholesalers in filing a writ of prohibition to the state Supreme Court over the government’s attempt to pass a tax that would require tobacco wholesalers to pay an additional $1.50 per pack of cigarettes (James P. Naifeh, et al. v.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 14, 2017 21:08
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[Canada] Peel to light fire under water pipe case after court ruling in Toronto ban

Peel Region is expected to request a hearing in the court case launched to challenge the municipality’s bylaw banning water pipe smoking in public settings. The hearing request comes after a June 13 Ontario Court of Appeal decision upheld a similar City
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Jun 14, 2017 13:38
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban upheld by appeal court

The City of Toronto’s ban on hookah lounges has survived a challenge at Ontario’s top court, paving the way for costly penalties against businesses still offering the water pipes. A three-judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower cour
Metro (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 23:53
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

The lawsuit also notes that most of the revenues to be generated aren't designated for smoking-related purposes. Instead, they are set to go primarily to the state's mental health agency, the Department of Human Services and the agency that runs Oklahoma
NewsOK
added Jun 13, 2017 21:01
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Democrats’ Suit Claims Constitution Means One Thing for Obama, but Another for Trump

—Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) “maintained his farm and nail factory at Monticello and exported his tobacco crop to Great Britain.” —James Madison (1809-1817) “had a tobacco plantation in Montpelier.” —James Monroe (1817-1825) “grew timber, tobacco, and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] CITATION: 232169 Ontario Inc. (Farouz Sheesha Café) v. Toronto (City), 2017 ONCA 484

the by-law prohibits the inhaling or exhaling of smoke from a hookah...The application judge ... recognized that it was not the court’s role to second-guess policy decisions made by elected municipal officials. The City of Toronto Act specifically immuniz
Ontario Courts (ca)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:05
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[Florida] Defendants Tell Court No Reason Exists To Review Asbestos Expert Ruling ($$)

Two defendants freed from an $8 million verdict after a court found expert asbestos causation testimony improperly admitted at trial have told the Florida Supreme Court that there are no grounds for reviewing the decision (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., et
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2017 15:57
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NICOPURE v. FDA: NOTICE (Joint) by SYLVIA MATHEWS BURWELL, ROBERT CALIFF, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, Jun 8, 2017

Plaintiff Nicopure Labs, LLC believes that this deferral is not a reason for the Court to withhold its decision on the pending cross-motions for summary judgment. Plaintiffs Right To Be Smoke-Free Coalition et al. do not join Nicopure in this last point.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 13, 2017 15:30
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[Oklahoma] Lawmaker voices concerns about lawsuit filed against state

A Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma City is warning of deeper cuts to vital state agencies if a recent lawsuit challenging the state's new cigarette tax is upheld. The $1.50 per pack tax was passed as part of the state's $6.8 billion dollar budget for
KSWO-TV ( Lawton, OK)
added Jun 13, 2017 01:18
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[Oklahoma] Okla. lawmakers react to lawsuit filed over cigarette fee

The battle over Oklahoma's budget is not over. The Supreme Court will likely settle a lawsuit from tobacco companies. They argue the state broke the law when it tried to close the $878 million budget hole.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Jun 12, 2017 22:10
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