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[Kansas] Shaw wants to push forward with tobacco-21

A city commissioner still wants to pursue an ordinance that would make it illegal for anyone under 21 to buy tobacco products, despite a recent ruling against a Topeka law. Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursd
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 30, 2018 15:41
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Florida Jury Awards $13.5 Million To Widow Of Addicted Smoker ($$)

awarded $13.5 million to the widow of a man who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that he was addicted to cigarettes that were made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Margaret Brown v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2017 3000
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 30, 2018 02:26
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[New York] NY Wants $9M Damages Doubled In UPS Cigarette Ship Case ($$)

should pay double the more than $9 million in damages originally awarded to the state and city of New York for unpaid taxes from illegal shipments of cigarettes, the city and state argued in a Second Circuit brief filed Wednesday. The idea that UPS shoul
Law360
added Mar 30, 2018 02:14
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[Florida] Justices Set Arguments On Damages In Smoker’s Death

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments in June in a case that focuses on the amount of damages an adult child should be able to receive in the smoking-related death of her mother. Justices issued an order Wednesday that scheduled arguments June 6
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Mar 30, 2018 01:25
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The Tobacco Cases

a series of lawsuits beginning in the 1980s have succeeded in holding Big Tobacco companies accountable for their dangerous products and in making them change some of their practices...CIPOLLONE CASE / MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT / FLORIDA CASES
American Museum of Tort Law
added Mar 30, 2018 01:17
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Florida Jury Finds For Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit brought by a widower who claimed that his deceased wife died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Alvin Gay v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 07-CA-014649, Fla. 13th Jud. Cir., Hil
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 29, 2018 18:09
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EDITORIAL: Crack Down on E-Cigarettes

Litigation shouldn't have been necessary. The agency ought to move quickly to restrict e-cigarette advertising and online sales, and to impose testing and labeling rules so consumers know what dangerous ingredients e-cigarettes contain. Further delay wil
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2018 18:09
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Vol 17 No 2 (2017): Special Issue on Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

Tobacco Plain Packaging in Australia: JT International v Commonwealth and Beyond / Regulatory Chill: Learnings From New Zealand’s Plain Packaging Tobacco Law / Property and Proportionality: Evaluating Ireland’s Tobacco Packaging Legislation / The Tobac
QUT Law Review (QUTLR) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 18:09
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Today in History, 30/3

1999 - A jury in Portland, Oregon, orders Philip Morris to pay $US81 million to the family of a man who died of lung cancer after smoking Marlboros for four decades. / 2003 - New York's bars and restaurants become no-smoking zones.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:25
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Florida Supreme Court sets arguments in Delray woman’s tobacco case

will hear arguments in June in a case that focuses on the amount of damages an adult child should be able to receive in the smoking-related death of her mother. Justices issued an order Wednesday that scheduled arguments for June 6 in the Palm Beach Coun
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Mar 29, 2018 14:23
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