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[Asia, India] Delhi govt tells Marlboro makers to take down cigarette ads or face lawsuit

The state government in Delhi told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:21
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Florida Jury Awards $1.6 Million To Plaintiff In Retrial Of Engle Progeny Lawsuit ($$)

a woman’s lung cancer and death were caused by her addiction to cigarettes and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s failure to warn her about the dangers of smoking and awarded her husband $1.65 million (John Maloney v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 07-CA-015578, Fl
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2017 21:17
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DC Circ. Affirms DOT's E-Cig Ban On Commercial Flights ($$)

saying the regulation reasonably squared with federal law banning traditional smoking on airplanes to protect passengers’ health and to maintain safe and adequate air transportation. In a 2-1 decision, the D.C. Circuit panel rejected a petition for revie
Law360
added Jul 22, 2017 16:37
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FDA's E-Cig Rule Survives Industry Challenge ($$)

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson shot down a challenge to the FDA’s “deeming rule,” which last year brought the burgeoning e-cig market under the agency’s auspices. The challenge focused on several aspects of the rule and represente
Law360
added Jul 22, 2017 16:36
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Oklahoma State Medical Association files legal brief supporting cigarette fee

filed a legal brief with the state Supreme Court on Friday expressing support for the $1.50 per pack cigarette fee passed by the Oklahoma Legislature during the closing days of the last session. "The Oklahoma State Medical Association staunchly believes
The Oklahoman
added Jul 22, 2017 15:36
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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Court Says State Can't Dismiss Vaping Tax Lawsuit ($$)

U.S. District Judge John Jones III held that East Coast Vapor LLC, a retail shop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, had sufficiently established that it would be affected by the tax and although there was a potential state administrative remedy, it would suffe
Law360
added Jul 21, 2017 17:59
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Canada's high court to hear B.C. appeal in battle against big tobacco

A 16-year battle in British Columbia will drag on a little longer as the province fights to recover billions of dollars in health-care costs linked to tobacco-related diseases. The Supreme Court of Canada has said it will hear the appeal of a B.C. court r
Canadian Press
added Jul 21, 2017 04:42
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[Canada] ARCHIVE: B.C. Appeal Court orders province to give up data in smoking lawsuit

The British Columbia government must hand over information about patients that tobacco giant Phillip Morris International says it needs to fight the province’s efforts to recover health-care costs from tobacco-related diseases. In a unanimous decision
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 04:41
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