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Heeding Presumption Rejected In Tobacco User’s New York Asbestos Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

refused to impose a heeding presumption in an asbestos trial in an opinion posted March 20, saying that absent evidence that a cigarette user who ignored tobacco warnings would have acted differently in the asbestos context, she would not impose such a st
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 22, 2017 02:23
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[Washington] Tribal Members Fight Sanctions Bid In Suit Over Cig Sales ($$)

blasted a bid for sanctions filed by Washington state employees they have sued in an attempt to block them from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, defending their proposed amended complaint as justified and calling
Law360
added Mar 22, 2017 02:09
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[Florida] SOMMERS V. RJ REYNOLDS

Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 22, 2017 01:03
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FDA Delays Rule On Regulating Tobacco Until 2018 ($$)

said it’s pushing back the implementation of a rule pertaining to the circumstances under which tobacco products can be regulated as medical products until March 2018, after receiving criticism from pharmaceutical organizations backed by Ropes & Gray LLP
Law360
added Mar 22, 2017 00:46
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[UK] Supreme Court to hear prison smoking case

The UK's highest Court has given permission to a non-smoking prisoner to appeal against a judgment that the legal restrictions on smoking do not apply to public sector prisons. The Supreme Court has given permission to Paul Black, a non-smoking serving
Lexology (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:13
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Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails

The appeal has been brought by Paul Black, a prisoner at HMP Wymott, on the basis of fresh evidence from a Ministry of Justice medical report on air quality behind bars which warns that “secondhand smoke harms everyone”. Black, who has heart problems, l
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:58
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[California] Court: Causation Opinion Admissible, Punitives OK In $6.5M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

properly admitted expert testimony that every identifiable exposure to asbestos contributes to mesothelioma, a California appeals court held March 17, while also rejecting challenges involving tobacco use and an award of punitive damages (Charity Faith Ph
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2017 20:48
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Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Mar 19, 2017 01:41
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: BRIEF OF THE STATES OF AZ, LA, MI AND TX AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS, Feb 21, 2016

failed to provide an adequate cost-benefit analysis determining that the benefits of deeming premium cigars to be regulated tobacco products outweigh....deeming cigars will undermine the public health programs funded by state excise taxes on non-cigarette
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2017 22:25
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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