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CEI E-Cigarette Lawsuit Takes on Activist Agencies

general counsel Sam Kazman argued in court today against a federal regulation banning use of electronic cigarettes on planes. The lawsuit, filed by CEI and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), says the Department of Tran
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23
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[Russia] The Moscow Court dismisses Philip Morris Brands Sarl’s trademark case against Armenian Grand Tobacco

The Moscow City Arbitration Court has confirmed it’s rejected a bid by tobacco company Philip Morris Brands Sarl, a subsidiary of Philip Morris International, to sue the Armenian Grand Tobacco over “confusing similarity of packaging” between its product
Panorama.am (am)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:18
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Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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DOCKET for CEI v. DOT, Nov 14, 2016-Apr 10, 2017

11/14/2016 Open Document JOINT APPENDIX [1645941] filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute, Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and Gordon Cummings. . . . 04/10/2017...ORAL ARGUMENT HELD before Judges Kavanaugh, Ginsburg and Rando
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 10, 2017 21:39
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CEI v DOT: COURTROOM MINUTES OF ORAL ARGUMENT, Apr 10, 2017

BEFORE: Circuit Judge Kavanaugh, and Senior Circuit Judges Ginsburg and Randolph ... PROCLAMATION BEING MADE, the Court opened on April 10, 2017 at 3:11 p.m. The cause was heard as case No. 3 of 3 and argued before the Court by: Sam Kazman, counsel for
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 10, 2017 21:35
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[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31
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E-Cigarettes: Firebombs In Your Face

Lawsuits are being filed against the manufacturers of e-cigarettes because the lithium-ion batteries in the devices have been known to explode during normal operation and during the charging of the batteries, causing severe burns to users and property da
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 10, 2017 16:03
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Scott Gottlieb’s Confirmation Hearing Begins with Tough Questions on Flavored Tobacco

Senator Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington, grilled Gottlieb on whether he’d be willing to regulate the availability of flavored tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes. “Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?” asked Murray, listing off the names of e-ci
Legal Reader
added Apr 10, 2017 16:01
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[Florida] Justices Deal Blow To Tobacco Industry

Ruling in a Broward County case that involved the lung-cancer death of a smoker, the Supreme Court ruled that federal law does not prevent strict-liability and negligence claims in what are known as "Engle progeny" lawsuits in Florida.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:50
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JournalNow poll / Q. Do you think smokers harmed by the habit should be able to sue tobacco companies?

Yes: 54 (16.7 percent) No: 245 (75.9 percent) It depends on how they were harmed: 24 (7.4 percent) Total responses: 323
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2017 15:20
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