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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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CEI v DOT: ORDER: Schedule, Feb 14, 2017

It is ORDERED, on the court’s own motion, that this case be scheduled for oral argument on April 10, 2017, at 9:30 A.M. The composition of the argument panel will usually be revealed thirty days prior to the date of oral argument on the court’s web site a
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 15, 2017 02:36
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: COURTROOM MINUTES OF ORAL ARGUMENT, Feb 14, 2017

The cause was heard as case No. 1 of 3 and argued before the Court by: Michael A. Carvin, counsel for Appellant Philip Morris USA, Inc. Melissa N. Patterson (DOJ), counsel for Appellee USA. Eric R. Glitzenstein, counsel for Appellees Tobacco-Free Kids
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 15, 2017 02:30
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[California] Man Sues 2 Tobacco Companies For Death Of His Wife ($$)

A widower of a woman who died from lung cancer filed suit in California state court on Feb. 8 against two tobacco companies, claiming that they knew about the dangers of smoking and did not warn the public about the dangers of smoking (Julian Engel v. R.
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:02
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Suit Filed Over Exploding Vaping Device In California State Court ($$)

A man filed a product liability suit on Feb. 9 against a tobacco shop that sold him a vape and the makers of the vape and its parts after the device exploded and caused him to burn himself (Christopher Crowder v. Tobacco Expo, et al., No. RIC 1702394, Ca
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:01
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Florida High Court Stays Review Of $17M Award Pending 2 Other Cases ($$)

stayed a case in which a jury awarded $5.7 million in compensatory damages and $11.6 million in punitive damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who alleged that his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer were caused by his addicti
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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Illinois Judge Grants Partial Summary Judgment To Stores In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

found that a new tax Chicago imposed on tobacco products other than cigarettes violates an Illinois state law and granted partial summary judgment to a group of tobacco stores who sued the city (Iwan Ries & Co., et al. v. City of Chicago, et al., No. 2016
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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[Canada] Province must hand over personal health information to tobacco giant after court loss

B.C. Court of Appeal says the information, some going back 50 years, is key to proving damages, and that the sheer volume of material would make identifying individuals highly unlikely.
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:34
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B.C. Appeal Court orders province to give up data in smoking lawsuit

upheld a lower court order that Phillip Morris must have access to the raw data used by the province in 2001 when it launched its lawsuit against 13 tobacco companies, including Phillip Morris. The lawsuit seeks repayment of health-care expenses for trea
Canadian Press
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26
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[Florida] Is tobacco bond cap repeal already dead for 2017 Session?

Legislation that would repeal the limit on the amount of money tobacco companies have to put up as appellate bonds could well be dead for the 2017 Legislative Session, which doesn’t even start till March 7. Legislative committees have already been meet
SaintPetersBlog
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26
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