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[Florida] Appeal court upholds $35M verdict awarded to former Bartow man who sued cigarette company

In affirming the verdict, the state’s Lakeland-based 2nd District Court of Appeal rejected arguments for a new trial by lawyers for Philip Morris USA and the Liggett Group. The only error the court found with the November 2014 trial involved the amount
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 12, 2017 20:30
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[Ireland, UK] Anderson Welcomes Ruling On Plain Packaging For Tobacco

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling on plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products. Martina Anderson said: 'This ruling from the Supreme Court on the tobacco industry's appeal over plain packaging is very welcome. '
Public.
added Apr 12, 2017 20:24
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[Asia, India] IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI (PDF)

We accordingly direct the Registrar General to place a copy of this order before the Chamber Allotment Committee of Delhi High Court so as to enable the Committee to look into the issue whether Shop No. H which is granted the licence for running a Pan
Bar & Bench (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 20:18
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[Asia, India] Ban on smoking in public places to be enforced in Delhi HC: HC

It also asked the Registrar General to place a copy of the court's order before the Chamber Allotment Committee of Delhi High Court to enable the panel to look into whether the shop selling cigarettes inside the court premises can be allowed to continue
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 20:10
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Stakeholders Must Stay Aware Of E-Cigarette Science ($$)

we have also encountered scientific savvy firms that are up-to-date on the science and hard at work analyzing and developing new legal strategies based on the emerging science. This latter group is best-positioned to provide their clients with the best sc
Law360
added Apr 12, 2017 20:02
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered To Pay $35 Million

Pointing to “intentional” wrongdoing...appeals court has ordered two cigarette makers to pay a full $35 million jury award...overturned a lower-court decision that would have reduced the payment because of a finding that former smoker Richard Boatright wa
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Apr 12, 2017 19:59
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[UK-Scotland] Detainee succeeds in appeal against smoking ban at Carstairs

A detainee who sought judicial review of the legality of a comprehensive ban on smoking at the State Hospital at Carstairs has had his appeal unanimously allowed by justices in the Supreme Court to the extent that the part of the impugned decision, which
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:36
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[UK] Smoking law changes: Ban on 10-packs of cigarettes comes in on 21 May with plain packaging made mandatory

Smokers will no longer be able to buy cigarettes in packs of 10 after a new law to deter young people from taking up the habit is introduced next month. From 21 May, shops will be banned from selling small bags of rolling tobacco and 10-packs of cigaret
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:30
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[UK] Tobacco companies refused permission to appeal over plain packages rules

It will be illegal to sell branded cigarettes from next month after the Supreme Court refused permission to the tobacco industry to appeal over standardised packaging legislation. This is the final domestic decision meaning that standardised packaging o
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:27
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[Australia, UK] ARCHIVE: ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE ADMINISTRATIVE COURT: HTML VERSION OF JUDGMENT

In conclusion, we reject the contention that the judge fell into legal error in relation to the Australian evidence and we are satisfied that, on the findings he made in relation to that evidence and the expert evidence as a whole, he was entitled to conc
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:25
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