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Appeals court upholds Texas cigarette tax

Dismissing a lawsuit filed by small tobacco companies, an Austin-based appeals court ruled Friday that state regulators could impose a special tax on cigarette makers that weren’t part of a multibillion-dollar settlement reached with Big Tobacco in the l
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Mar 25, 2017 17:10
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: Are these photos the pointy end of tobacco control? Or just another example of what the tobacco industry does best?

look at how e-cigarettes are promoted in countries like the US where they can be freely sold...The June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against two online retailers for suggesting that e-cigarettes do not cont
Sydney Health Law (blog) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:25
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Accused of Responsibility for Woman's Fatal Cancer, as Trial Begins

A woman’s hopeless addiction to cigarettes was driven by tobacco deceit that led to her fatal lung cancer, an attorney for the woman’s widower said ...Santoro v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:16
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[Netherlands] Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters

KWF Kankerbestrijding has made a formal complaint against the big four tobacco companies, accusing them of grievous bodily harm and fraud. The organisation says the tobacco firms have lied to smokers about the damaging side effects of their addiction, par
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal’s former firm remembers ‘a brilliant lawyer’

before questioning Judge Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal harkened back...it is more than a quarter century since Blumenthal left his own private practice behind for an extended run in public service, first as Connecticut attorney general with a
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Mar 24, 2017 12:21
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[Latin America] Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry's legal threats to defend st
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2017 02:55
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DOCKET for CIGAR ASSOCIATION v FDA, Feb 21-Mar 22, 2017

MINUTE ORDER granting 27 the parties’ Joint Motion to Amend Scheduling Order. The revised schedule is as follows: Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment shall be filed on or before May 1, 2
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 23, 2017 02:48
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[Pennsylvania] 10 Philadelphia Area Billionaires on Forbes’ 2017 “Richest” List

John Middleton sold his family’s storied tobacco business to Philip Morris-parent Altria for $2.9 billion in 2007...He sits on the board of trustees at Amherst, his alma mater
Philadelphia Magazine
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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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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