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[New York] CLASH v. HUD: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Plaintiffs are therefore entitled...to a judgment (i) holding that the Smoking Ban is arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion; and (ii) vacating the Smoking Ban; or, in the alternative, modifying the Smoking Ban to eliminate the prohibition on
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:16
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[New York] National Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Is Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Says

six smokers who live in public housing argue that the ban violates their rights... "Anti-smokers claim that HUD's smoking ban is a valid exercise of government power because there is no general 'right to smoke,'" CLASH founder Audrey Silk says in a press
Reason Magazine
added Jul 23, 2018 19:08
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[California] Users Sue Juul for Addicting Them to Nicotine

Since April, consumers have filed at least three complaints against Juul. Two of the lawsuits were filed in California and allege Juul deceptively marketed the product as safe, when it contains more potent doses of nicotine than cigarettes. Both seek mon
Wired
added Jul 23, 2018 19:04
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Inmate Gets OK To File 2nd Complaint Over Tobacco Ban ($$)

a Missouri federal judge found that “numerous defects” render a plaintiff unlikely to succeed on his claim that the rights of Native American inmates were violated when the Missouri Department of Corrections instituted a policy prohibiting tobacco (Scotty
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 23, 2018 18:30
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tribunal upholds tax office’s taxation of Philip Morris Korea

Some 210 billion won ($186 million) in tax -- national and local taxes combined -- is to be at stake, depending on the results of the upcoming litigations on whether the top tobacco maker dodged taxes by manipulating its inventory records.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 23, 2018 12:32
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Must Pay For Causing Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

Counsel for the son of a man killed by lung cancer told a Florida jury on Friday that RJ Reynolds is responsible for the man’s death and should be forced to pay punitive damages, because it purposely created an addictive product and hid its dangers from t
Law360
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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AGs From 9 States Urge FDA To Ban Menthol In Tobacco ($$)

In a letter to the FDA, the attorney generals of New York, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Idaho, Maine, New Mexico and Pennsylvania urged the agency to ban menthol tobacco products, saying the public health downsides of tobacco flavoring
Law360
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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[Florida] BOULTER V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/24/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the hazards of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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'We Are Outraged': This South Florida Firm is Winning Millions of Dollars Against Big Tobacco

Scott Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices has been in trial since May 14, working on all three back-to-back cases. The cases are among thousands of similar suits emanating from a 2016 Florida Supreme Court ruling that overturned a $145 billion verdict
Law.com
added Jul 21, 2018 16:05
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Honduras appeals WTO landmark ruling on Australia's plain tobacco packaging

Honduras has appealed against a WTO ruling won last month by Australia on its “plain” packaging requirements for tobacco, a WTO spokesman said on Friday....The other plaintiffs - Cuba, Dominican Republic and Indonesia - have not yet said whether they pla
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2018 20:32
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