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[Florida] Engle Widower Assails Cigarette Ad Blitz As Trial Opens ($$)

The widower of a Florida woman who died of lung cancer told a jury on Thursday that she was lured to smoking by a cigarette industry whose $250 billion in advertising spending over 65 years drowned out messages about smoking's dangers.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2017 13:44
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[Florida] FOX V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial

plaintiff claims defendant tobacco companies' concealment of smoking's dangers caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:33
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Court upholds NT$5 million fine on British tobacco company

Imperial Tobacco received the fine in 2015 for violating the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, after the company was found to have invited consumers to try out one of its cigarette products, as part of a marketing survey.
Focus Taiwan
added Feb 3, 2017 13:27
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7th Circuit: Indiana Law On E-Cigarette Manufacturing Is Unconstitutional ($$)

an Indiana law that regulates the manufacturing and distribution of vapor pens and liquids used in e-cigarettes violates the dormant commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution, reversing a grant of summary judgment to the state and remanding to the trial co
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 2, 2017 19:49
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[France] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group: French authorities to ban tobacco brand names

* Says Scandinavian Tobacco Group will appeal decision to French courts Source text for Eikon:
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2017 16:36
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ARCHIVE: CONWOOD COMPANY v. UNITED STATES TOBACCO COMPANY UST

Neil M. Gorsuch (briefed)...Conwood presented sufficient evidence that USTC's conduct rose above isolated tortious activity and was exclusionary without a legitimate business justification.   The evidence also sufficiently showed that USTC's actions injur
Findlaw
added Feb 2, 2017 16:33
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Gorsuch Would Lend Antitrust Legal Chops To High Court ($$)

a seasoned antitrust litigator whose record as an attorney and a jurist shows he would not flinch at taking on the most complicated ... secured a $1.05 billion jury verdict for a client from U.S. Tobacco Co., an award that was later upheld by...
Law360
added Feb 2, 2017 16:29
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EXPRESSIONS HAIR DESIGN v NEW YORK: Brief of Action on Smoking and Health, American Thoracic Society, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Public Good Law Center, and Tobacco Control Legal Consortium as Amici Curiae in Support of Resp

Each of these organizations relies on robust mandatory disclosure and truth-in-advertising regimes in order to fulfill its mission. Amici consequently recognize the need both for First Amendment protection of commercial speech that conveys vital consumer
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 2, 2017 15:25
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[Germany] Berlin woman faces €250,000 fine if she smokes on balcony past 8pm

A woman in Berlin has been banned from smoking on her balcony past 8pm - a violation the ban could lead to a fine of up to €250,000, or six months in prison. Uta F., 52, has lived in her Berlin-Hellersdorf apartment for the past nine years, but now her o
The Local.de (de)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:10
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[Florida] Thousands of tobacco lawsuits in the pipeline

plaintiffs have died waiting for the cigarette manufacturers to pay up, thanks to an obscure statute... Twin bills ...would change that by repealing the statute that gives tobacco companies this exclusive advantage. “Plaintiffs have actually died waiting
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 1, 2017 20:03
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