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[Florida] DONNA FANALI, Appellant, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellee (PDF)

No case establishes that a smoker’s survivor can be a class member even where the smoker could not. It is undisputed that Cavalier was not an Engle class member; therefore his survivors were not class members and could not rely on Engle to toll the st
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 22, 2017 17:59
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[Asia, India] Tobacco trader moves HC against action on product

A city-based trader of the tobacco product, 'Hans Chaap,' today moved the Madras High Court for restraining government authorities from taking penal action against the item. The petition by V N Arumugam and company, which came up before Justice M Govind
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 22, 2017 17:47
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Will the Law Treat Opioids More Like Cigarettes or Handguns?

Governments are suing pharmaceutical makers over the opioid epidemic. They'll need to prove that companies borrowed “a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.”
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2017 15:28
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[Florida] Fla. Court Says Suit Against RJ Reynolds Came Too Late ($$)

The three-judge panel found that Donna Fanali, representing the estate of Thomas Cavalier, who died in 1993, was not a member of the class in the landmark Engle v. Liggett Group class action, so Engle couldn’t stop the clock on her lawsuit, which was fil
Law360
added Jun 22, 2017 15:24
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Reynolds American Inc. - RAI

As a result of the merger, Reynolds American shareholders are only anticipated to receive $29.44 per share in cash and 0.5260 British American Tobacco shares in exchange for each share of Reynolds American.
PR Newswire
added Jun 22, 2017 15:20
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[Oklahoma] Letter to the editor: Big tobacco quick to challenge $1.50 fee

Certainly the smoking manufacturers have not suddenly become altruistic in challenging the law as unconstitutional, as they are mostly interested in continuing to sell and profit from a product that is a primary cause of death and health problems.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jun 22, 2017 13:53
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A Blast From the (Smoky) Past: Are Opioid Suits the New Big Tobacco? ($$)

Litigation Daily
added Jun 22, 2017 13:51
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 ordinance violates state law, rules Fullerton

RPF’s Attorney Clifford Knaggs said the problem has nothing to do with sales or smoking – it is the local board exceeding their power... “I believe they are trying to take advantage of us, out of the 245 municipalities [considering Tobacco 21], because w
Burton (MI) View
added Jun 22, 2017 13:50
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[Oklahoma] FRIEDMAN: Butt for a tax

The relentless, rapacious cigarette lobby on one side; cowed, dissembling state legislators on the other. It’s tough to know who not to root for. If the lawsuit is successful and the state Supreme Court throws out SB 845 for being unconstitutional, that
Tulsa Voice
added Jun 22, 2017 13:41
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[Michigan] Judge says ‘Tobacco 21’ is unenforceable

 “This is about avoiding a lawsuit and saving taxpayer dollars on unwinnable lawsuits,” he said.  “If this is how the American Heart Association spends its money people should be careful who they donate the money to.”  This particular lawsuit, according
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:07
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