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[Asia, India] Gauhati High Court sets aside Assam government’s anti-tobacco law

The Gauhati High Court has struck down an anti-tobacco law passed by the Assam government, declaring it ultra vires (beyond the state’s powers), The Assam Tribune reported. The Assam Health (Prohibition of Manufacturing, Advertisement, Trade, Storage, D
Scroll.in (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[India] HC declares anti-tobacco Act ultra vires

Gauhati High Court today declared the existing anti-tobacco law in the State as ultra vires.The Court of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan and Paran Phukan today struck down the Assam Health (prohibition of manufacturing, advertisement, trade, storage, distribution, s
Assam Tribune (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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Florida Jury Awards Widow Of Smoker $36 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

widow claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by two tobacco companies and that the addiction led to his lung cancer and death (Fontaine Wallace v. Philip Morris Inc., et al., No. 2014-CA-052862, Fla. 18th Jud. Cir. Brevard Co.). VIDEO F
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 31, 2017 22:45
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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[Florida] COSSICK V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING Trial 11/01/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:20
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Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers in the Southeast and Their Family Members or Representatives Can Get Money in $24 Million Settlement

has reached a $24 million Settlement to resolve claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco members over reserve funds. Tobacco growers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama who were or are members of U.S. Toba
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 00:41
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6228: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

Two media channels remain at issue here: websites and onserts. 1. Onserts. The parties continue to exchange comments on onsert mockups, and estimate that remaining onsert issues will be resolved by Friday, November 10, 2017. 2. Company websites. The par
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 30, 2017 02:22
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 10/23-25/17

10/25/2017 Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed superseding consent order for websites and Onserts due by 11/17/2017. (tj) (Entered: 10/25/2017)
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 30, 2017 02:10
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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