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[Florida] Tobacco Company Seeks New Trial Following $4 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

[PMUSA] moved for a new trial in an Engle progeny suit in which a jury awarded the widow of a man who died from lung cancer $4 million because of improper testimony from an expert, excluding evidence and improper closing arguments (Jo E. Freeman v. Philip
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 14, 2018 21:15
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[Florida] FDA Exits Suit On American Spirit 'Natural' Cigarette Deal ($$)

plaintiff Justin Sproule lacked standing under Article III of the Constitution, as he had failed to show he was injured by the FDA’s decision to sign an agreement with Santa Fe Natural Tobacco...
Law360
added Apr 14, 2018 21:08
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Suit Alleges Houston Woman Seduced, Defrauded Prominent Texas Lawyer Walter Umphrey

The wife of well-known Beaumont, Texas, plaintiffs lawyer Walter Umphrey filed a lawsuit on Friday alleging a Houston woman seduced Umphrey and induced him to transfer money...He is also well-known for helping negotiate a historic $17.3 billion settlemen
Law.com
added Apr 14, 2018 16:23
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[UK] European Union snus ban is lawful, claims attorney general tasked with investigating tobacco product sweeping through English football

Last month, it emerged that players in all four divisions were using the nicotine-heavy product, sparking health and integrity fears across the sport. One club was found to be fining players caught in possession £10,000 while photographers snapped evide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 01:12
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Unraveling FDA’s Recent Flurry Of Tobacco Activity ($$)

adopting and implementing a rule in any of these areas will be a time-consuming process. While Congress gave the FDA authority to promulgate the Deeming Rule in June 2009, the first product application deadline for deemed products is now August 2021, more
Law360
added Apr 14, 2018 00:30
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Tobacco industry stalled New Zealand plain packs legislation

Threats of lawsuits by the tobacco industry helped delay the New Zealand legislation for plain tobacco packs by at least three years, new University of Otago research suggests. The tobacco companies threatened to sue the NZ Government for compensation,
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:13
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[Alaska] Opening statements begin in Bethel tobacco trial

On Wednesday, Dolores Hunter vs. Phillip Morris USA went to trial for the third time in seven years. The trial could have wide-reaching implications for the tobacco company. In their opening statements, the attorneys chose to focus on the legacy of a sin
Alaska Public Media
added Apr 13, 2018 15:25
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[Florida] RJR to Blame for Smoker's Nearly Half-Century Cigarette Addiction, COPD, Atty Argues

A Florida woman’s nearly half-century cigarette addiction was so powerful, she was unable to quit smoking despite 15 years of progressively worsening lung disease, the woman’s attorney said as trial opened Wednesday against R.J. Reynolds. Rozar v. R.J. Re
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:56
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[Europe] EU court adviser says ban on Swedish snuff tobacco product valid

An EU ban on the sale of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product made by Swedish Match, is valid, an adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday...The ECJ will make a final decision in two to four months’ time.
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2018 17:59
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[Kansas] City of Topeka to appeal judge's ruling on smoking age

Topeka’s city government will appeal a ruling Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued last month barring the city from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in December banning the sale of tobacco products to adults ages 18 to 20
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 00:56
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