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[Florida] Fla. Panels Revives Smoker's Suit Against RJR, Philip Morris ($$)

said Friday that a trial court should not have tossed a smoker's suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, ruling that there's still a question of fact regarding whether the suit was filed on time to be considered an Engle progeny suit. Florida's Fif
Law360
added Nov 4, 2017 16:47
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FDA To Target Addictive Properties Of Opioids, Cigarettes ($$)

Citing an “addiction crisis” gripping the country, Gottlieb said in remarks at the National Press Club in Washington that the FDA has initiated procedures to enact regulations that would render cigarettes “minimally or nonaddictive.”
Law360
added Nov 4, 2017 16:46
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Florida Jury Awards Widower More Than $100,000 In Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Lexis Nexis
added Nov 4, 2017 16:24
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[UK] ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT / SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE Appellant - and - PAUL BLACK Respondent

The issue that arises in this appeal is whether Part I of the Health Act 2006 ("the Act"), which contains prohibitions on smoking in certain places and introduces various mechanisms by which such prohibitions are to be enforced, applies to Crown premises
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 16:24
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supreme Court in a bid to win what he says is the same level of protection from the risks posed by passive smoking as "non-smokers living in the wider community". Tuesda
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:33
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[UK] VIDEO: R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:31
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[UK] R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

The Appellant, Mr Black, is a prisoner. He complains that the legal ban on smoking introduced by the Health Act 2006 is not being enforced in common parts of the prison. The Appellant argues that prisoners should have confidential and anonymous access to
Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:30
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[UK] Inmate's appeal to ban smoking in jails reaches Supreme Court

Five justices headed by president Lady Hale are considering whether the Crown is bound by the 2006 Health Act, which includes the ban on smoking in public places introduced in 2007. Black's lawyers have said the sex offender, who has been serving an inde
BBC Online
added Nov 4, 2017 15:28
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[Netherlands] To the Public Prosecutor the Honourable E. Visser

I hereby report a series of crimes committed by the four biggest tobacco manufacturers.... for attempted murder, alternatively attempted manslaughter and/or attempted severe and premeditated physical abuse and/or attempted deliberate and premeditated inju
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:10
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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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