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[Canada] ARCHIVE: Summary: 37524 Her Majesty the Queen in Right of British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc.

The Supreme Court of British Columbia granted the respondent’s application. Declining to follow a subsequent, contradictory decision in Rothmans et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the province of New Brunswick, 2016 NBQB 106 (leave to appeal to
Supreme Court of Canada
added Jul 21, 2017 04:39
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New E-Cigarette Studies May Prove Key For Litigators ($$)

Maintaining a comprehensive and continuous awareness of the science is critical to any winning legal strategy — especially when it comes to cases involving products like electronic cigarettes, where the science is constantly changing and emerging. The bes
Law360
added Jul 20, 2017 18:48
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Canada's high court to hear B.C. appeal in battle against big tobacco

The Supreme Court of Canada has said it will hear the appeal of a B.C. court ruling that required the province to hand over patient information that tobacco giant Phillip Morris International says it needs to fight the B.C. lawsuit. The B.C. government
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:31
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[Australia] Former solicitor-general Justin Gleeson ‘proud of tobacco fight’

“Personally I’m proud of it, but it’s no false modesty to say that it in fact involved a large team of government lawyers,” he said.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:22
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[Canada] Her Majesty the Queen in Right of British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc.

Respondent’s application for production of anonymized individual-level data from provincial databases, granted
Supreme Court of Canada
added Jul 20, 2017 18:11
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[Canada] The Supreme Court Takes On Another Tobacco Ruling

The ruling that is now under appeal, as mentioned here in February, regards the defendant's companies right to compel data from the province. Part of the context for this court is the differing decisions taken by the courts in different jurisdictions whi
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 17:59
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[Africa] VIDEO: Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter. Health groups in Kenya say that international firms' fight against regulations show that
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:38
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Splits Blame In $1.6M Lung Cancer Verdict ($$)

a longtime smoker and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were equally to blame for the lung cancer that ultimately caused her death, holding R.J. Reynolds is only partially responsible for a $1.65 million damages award. Jurors in Fort Myers concluded the eight-da
Law360
added Jul 20, 2017 04:13
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[Florida] Morgan & Morgan Wins $1.65M Verdict, Scores Major Victory Against Big Tobacco

Morgan & Morgan, the nation's largest plaintiffs' firm, is thrilled to announce that its attorneys Craig Stevens and John Dill scored a major $1,650,000 verdict in a landmark victory against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds this week, ending an eight year lo
PR Newswire
added Jul 20, 2017 03:44
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[Florida] Can marijuana smoking cause lung cancer?

In the lawsuit, Morgan made some claims about the benefits of marijuana and then said this: “Despite decades of marijuana being used for smoking in the United States, there have been no reported medical cases of lung cancer or emphysema attributed to ma
True Viral News (TVN)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:57
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