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[Florida] Jury Says RJ Reynolds Bears Blame In $3.5M Smoking Verdict ($$)

Jurors in Pensacola, Florida, who began deliberating on Monday, returned with a verdict in favor of Charles Bush, finding that he was addicted to cigarettes and this addiction was a legal cause of his peripheral vascular disease and coronary heart diseas
Law360
added Jul 24, 2018 23:20
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[New York] Dixie the Dramasaurus: Million dollar lawsuit

The beloved 70-foot-tall, fiberglass statue is now wrapped up in a million-dollar civil lawsuit based around...the property that the dismantled dino currently sits on....Dixie was the brainchild of Tobacco store tycoon John Roscoe. The 15,000-pound dinosa
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 24, 2018 14:40
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[New York] Smokers’ Rights Group Sues HUD Over Rule that Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments

Edward Paltzik, of Joshpe Mooney Paltzik LLP, says, “The smoking ban is constitutionally deficient on many levels. HUD’s nationwide edict clearly violates the anti-commandeering doctrine prohibiting the federal government from compelling state and loca
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:27
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[New York] CLASH v. HUD: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Plaintiffs are therefore entitled...to a judgment (i) holding that the Smoking Ban is arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion; and (ii) vacating the Smoking Ban; or, in the alternative, modifying the Smoking Ban to eliminate the prohibition on
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:16
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[New York] National Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Is Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Says

six smokers who live in public housing argue that the ban violates their rights... "Anti-smokers claim that HUD's smoking ban is a valid exercise of government power because there is no general 'right to smoke,'" CLASH founder Audrey Silk says in a press
Reason Magazine
added Jul 23, 2018 19:08
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[California] Users Sue Juul for Addicting Them to Nicotine

Since April, consumers have filed at least three complaints against Juul. Two of the lawsuits were filed in California and allege Juul deceptively marketed the product as safe, when it contains more potent doses of nicotine than cigarettes. Both seek mon
Wired
added Jul 23, 2018 19:04
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Inmate Gets OK To File 2nd Complaint Over Tobacco Ban ($$)

a Missouri federal judge found that “numerous defects” render a plaintiff unlikely to succeed on his claim that the rights of Native American inmates were violated when the Missouri Department of Corrections instituted a policy prohibiting tobacco (Scotty
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 23, 2018 18:30
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tribunal upholds tax office’s taxation of Philip Morris Korea

Some 210 billion won ($186 million) in tax -- national and local taxes combined -- is to be at stake, depending on the results of the upcoming litigations on whether the top tobacco maker dodged taxes by manipulating its inventory records.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 23, 2018 12:32
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Must Pay For Causing Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Counsel for the son of a man killed by lung cancer told a Florida jury on Friday that RJ Reynolds is responsible for the man’s death and should be forced to pay punitive damages, because it purposely created an addictive product and hid its dangers from t
Law360
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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AGs From 9 States Urge FDA To Ban Menthol In Tobacco ($$)

In a letter to the FDA, the attorney generals of New York, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Idaho, Maine, New Mexico and Pennsylvania urged the agency to ban menthol tobacco products, saying the public health downsides of tobacco flavoring
Law360
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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