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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Urges Fla. Court To Reverse $35M Jury Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Wednesday to order a new trial in a smoker's suit that resulted in a nearly $35 million jury verdict, arguing that the trial court impermissibly allowed the family of the smoker to attack the company for defending itself in c
added May 11, 2017 02:24

[Hawaii] Medical marijuana patients fear change to smokeless housing

Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
West Hawaii Today
added May 10, 2017 18:01

[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Nicked for $858K, Plus Punitives TBD, for Farmer's Throat Cancer

Lawrence v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-000178. The Florida Fifth Circuit Court jury in Marion County deliberated for nearly nine hours before handing down its decision, which found Reynolds responsible for the smoking-related laryngeal cancer that ultimate
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 10, 2017 16:49


plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 10, 2017 16:48

[Australia] Plain packaging architect 'thrilled' as WTO upholds tobacco laws

Nicola Roxon, the woman credited with spearheading an unprecedented win over 'big tobacco', has hailed a World Trade Organization decision on Australia's plain packaging laws a victory for public health policy.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 9, 2017 21:51

[New York] Appeals Court Reverses Big Smoking Verdict Against Co-op

Braverman says the reversal is sure to elicit a sigh of relief from co-op boards. “The concern within the industry,” he says, “was that the (Supreme Court’s) language was quite sweeping. Co-op boards were, in effect, required to be ensurers of smoke-free
Habitat Magazine
added May 9, 2017 21:41

Altria general counsel to retire

Denise Keane will retire on 1 July after 40 years of service, the company said. Her successor will be Deputy General Counsel Murray Garnick.
Tobacco Journal International
added May 9, 2017 20:14

[Florida] 'The Defense's Worst Nightmare': Keith Mitnik Premieres New Website Chock Full of Courtroom Secrets — in which this ace strategist shares his winning systems that simply work...Mitnik has obtained many massive verdicts. For example, working with one of the firm's managing partners and trial partner, Greg Prysock, to net a $90 million
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2017 20:13

[Canada] Focus: Regulations on e-cigarettes under debate by profession

Introduced in the Senate in late 2016, bill S-5 would rename the existing law the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, and it includes restrictions on the advertising, marketing and flavouring of e-cigarette products, designed to keep them out of the hands o
Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added May 9, 2017 20:12

Missouri House Budget Chair Says Senate Move Would Be Unconstitutional

“One of the funds that they are proposing sweeping is the tobacco fund, which we’d already had an agreement on how much tobacco money we were going to spend, and how much we were going to leave in the fund due to anticipation of a negative decision on th
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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