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Editorial: Kansas court must address Topeka tobacco measure

Her intentions, and those of council members who supported the ordinance, were well-founded. The best move, though, is for state lawmakers to consider such a resolution so the age restriction would be imposed statewide. That could include debate over th
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 16, 2018 03:28
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[Missouri] Judge Temporarily Blocks Topeka From Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age

A Shawnee County District Court judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that raises the tobacco buying age in Topeka to 21. The ruling comes after two Topeka businesses, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, filed a lawsuit this week
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:44
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[Florida] David Canta and Corazon Canta, Petitioners, vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Respondents: On Petition for Writ of Certiorari from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Rodolfo A. Ruiz, Judge. (PDF)

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Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2018 22:35
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[Florida] Battle Over Whether Smoking or Dental Problems Caused Man's Fatal Mouth Cancer, as Trial Against RJR Begins

R.J. Reynolds’ role in a broad scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes ultimately caused the mouth cancer that killed a 53-year-old Florida smoker, an attorney for the smoker’s widow claimed Thursday as trial began against the tobacco giant. Kelsey v. R.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 22:14
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[Florida] HEATHER IRIMI, as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF DALE MOYER, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al., Appellees: On Motion for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc (PDF)

We deny the motion for rehearing and rehearing en banc, but withdraw our prior opinion and substitute the following in its place. “The right to ask potential jurors questions during voir dire about bias remains one of the most important, and often
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2018 22:04
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[Florida] SCHLEFSTEIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 01/16/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease were caused by defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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[Florida] GLOGER V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 01/16/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the risks of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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ALTADIS SUES FIGARO CIGARS OVER FLEUR-DE-LIS USE

The case centers around the fleur-de-lis, the classic French symbol that adorns the company’s Montecristo line. In 2015, Figaro filed for a trademark for its Figarillos brand that included a logo using the fleur-de-lis. Altadis U.S.A., which owns the rig
HalfWheel
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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[Kansas] Judge grants temporary injunction blocking implementation of Topeka tobacco ordinance

A Shawnee County judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that forbids tobacco sales to people ages 18-20 from taking effect. The temporary restraining order states there are “concerns regarding conflicts between the city ordinance in question and s
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 04:29
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[Florida] Fla. Court Affirms New Trial In $3M Tobacco Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a trial court's decision to order a new trial in a smoker's case against tobacco companies that resulted in a $3 million award because the tobacco companies were unable to sufficiently question potential juror
Law360
added Jan 11, 2018 19:33
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