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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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VIDEO: Missouri Inmates No Longer Allowed to Smoke in Jail

The decision comes after an inmate, serving a life sentence for double murder, won a lawsuit against the department. In the lawsuit, the inmate, who suffers from asthma, claims he suffered health effects from secondhand smoke while incarcerated. Accord
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:46
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13
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Florida judge rules Reynolds retains MSA payment responsibility for four sold brands

At stake is $78 million in MSA payments that Florida has been due since the June 2015 closing of Reynolds’ $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., Attorney General Pam Bondi said. Reynolds divested Kool, Salem and Winston, while Lorillard divested Ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2018 11:49
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Vape Battery Explosion Lawsuits on the Rise

More than 120 lawsuits were filed across the United States in 2017 by plaintiffs claiming they were hurt in explosions and fires caused by e-cigarette batteries. At least 8 plaintiffs in 2017 filed lawsuits claiming electronic cigarettes exploded in thei
Courthouse News
added Dec 30, 2017 19:49
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[Africa, Kenya] Fifteen businessmen move to court seeking to quash ban on shisha

In a petition filed at the High Court on Friday, they claim that the Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopha Mailu did not act within his powers when he declared smoking of the product illegal. The businessmen argue that Dr Mailu failed to spell out the disease
The Standard (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:57
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses dozens of complaints against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.

A federal judge in Albuquerque dismissed more than two dozen complaints against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. but allowed others to proceed. Scores of plaintiffs from at least a dozen states sued over “organic” and “additive-free” marketing claims for Natu
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 29, 2017 23:17
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha traders move to court to challenge Gov’t ban on commodity

The High Court has on Friday rejected a petition to lift the government ban on Shisha dashing the hopes of scores of Shisha lovers and businessmen who now claim the ban will cost them millions of shillings and cost jobs. The High Court however gave the
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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[Africa, Kenya] Court declines to suspend ban on shisha

Fifteen people, among them smokers, distributors, promoters and manufacturers filed an urgent application at the High Court to protest against the ban. They said the decision by the CS to ban the importation, sale, advertising and even promotion of shis
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Judge declines to lift ban imposed on use of shisha

The use of shisha remains illegal after a judge yesterday declined to temporarily lift the ban imposed by Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu. Justice John Mativo instead directed 15 applicants, who had sought orders to lift the ban, to file the main
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:25
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