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[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Shop Urges Court To Preserve Suit Over State Tax ($$)

challenging a state tax on e-cigarettes and nonvape-specific components like batteries urged a federal court on Thursday not to dismiss its suit, arguing it has plausibly shown the state’s 40 percent tax is so extreme that it threatens to drive the shop o
Law360
added Apr 14, 2017 17:25
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

... smoker against Philip Morris USA Inc. in a blow to the tobacco company’s lawyers at Shook Hardy...
Law360
added Apr 14, 2017 17:24
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered To Pay $35 Million

Pointing to "intentional" wrongdoing in the past by the tobacco industry, a state appeals court Wednesday ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award in a case involving a man who had to undergo two double-lung transplants.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:24
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[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15
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[Armenia, Canada, Russia] Grand Tobacco cleared of any wrongdoing in Philip Morris lawsuit

The Armenian-Canadian Grand Tobacco Company had addressed the State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition of Armenia stating they encountered obstacles in selling their products in Russia.
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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[Florida] RICHARD BOATRIGHT and DEBORAH BOATRIGHT, his wife, Appellants, v PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and LIGGETT GROUP, LLC, Appellees. (PDF)

We reverse the order of the trial court and remand for an award of attorneys' fees and costs in favor of the Boatrights. The amount of the award is to be determined by the trial court. The court's award of costs to the Boatrights pursuant to section 57
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Apr 12, 2017 21:06
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and LIGGETT GROUP, LLC, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. RICHARD BOATRIGHT (PDF)

Because we have determined on the Boatrights' cross-appeal that the core of this action is grounded in intentional misconduct, the comparative fault statute, section 768.81, does not apply. Therefore, we reverse the final judgment and remand for the trial
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Apr 12, 2017 21:03
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One Year Later E-Cigarette Victim Still Treating Burns

E-cigarette explosions not only cause devastating thermal burns, but also chemical burns from the lithium batteries. The chemicals sometimes damage multiple layers of the skin because they continue to “burn” long after skin exposure. Becker suffered thir
National Law Review
added Apr 12, 2017 20:42
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[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35
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Tobacco companies ordered to pay $35M in Florida case

Pointing to "intentional" wrongdoing in the past by the tobacco industry, a state appeals court Wednesday ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award in a case involving a man who had to undergo two double-lung transplants. A thre
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 12, 2017 20:31
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