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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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[Florida] COSSICK V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING Trial 11/01/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:20
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Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers in the Southeast and Their Family Members or Representatives Can Get Money in $24 Million Settlement

has reached a $24 million Settlement to resolve claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco members over reserve funds. Tobacco growers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama who were or are members of U.S. Toba
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 00:41
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6228: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

Two media channels remain at issue here: websites and onserts. 1. Onserts. The parties continue to exchange comments on onsert mockups, and estimate that remaining onsert issues will be resolved by Friday, November 10, 2017. 2. Company websites. The par
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 30, 2017 02:22
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 10/23-25/17

10/25/2017 Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed superseding consent order for websites and Onserts due by 11/17/2017. (tj) (Entered: 10/25/2017)
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 30, 2017 02:10
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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[Florida] Why The Mammoth Engle Sanctions Order Is Likely To Stand ($$)

a 2012 federal Engle progeny trial, the judge held back juror Shirley Larramore after dismissing the rest of the panel for the day. The defendants had discovered that Larramore was listed as a plaintiff in another Engle lawsuit involving the same plainti
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Michigan] Keweenaw Tribe Defends Claims In Tobacco Seizure Case

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked a Michigan federal judge on Thursday to reject a bid by state officials to kill two claims over the seizure of a tribe-owned truck carrying tobacco products and the resulting prosecution, saying those allegations in a w
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Ohio] VIDEO: Dad sues Hoover High School over son’s football suspension

The father of a local football player is taking his son's high school to court, claiming his suspension from the team is too harsh. The student was benched for the rest of the season for having an electronic cigarette on school grounds.
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:43
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al.: MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION ... (PDF)

Plaintiffs acknowledge none of these risks. Their brief gives no inkling that nicotine is highly addictive, that cigar and pipe tobacco smoke is carcinogenic, or that their products, when used as directed, may be lethal. Instead, Plaintiffs contend that c
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 27, 2017 15:53
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