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[North Dakota] Local vape store joins lawsuit

Dutchman Vapors, which operates vape stores in Fargo, Minot, Grand Forks and on West Front Avenue in Bismarck, joined several other vaping stores around the country to challenge the rule, which treats vaping like tobacco products even though there is no
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 16:03
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Exclusive: With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 16:00
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[Illinois] Wrigley sues over vape flavor names it calls 'confusingly similar' to Skittles and Starburst

The trademark infringement lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Chicago, alleges Florida-based Get Wrecked Juices is irreparably damaging Wrigley by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” vape flavors on its website. Starburst is a Wrigle
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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[Netherlands] DUTCH HOSPITAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53
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[Kansas] Judge holds hearing for tobacco age change

was supposed to go into effect three weeks ago. However, two Topeka businesses recently filed a lawsuit and now the ordinance is temporarily blocked. The hearing will cover whether the minimum age to buy tobacco should be 18 or 21 years old.
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:52
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[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Panel Upholds $620,000 Verdict In Tobacco Lawsuit

found that a trial court did not err in an Engle progeny suit by denying a tobacco company’s motion to reduce compensatory damages to the widower of a woman who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (James Smith Sr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:43
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[West Virginia] Court Affirms Benefits Award For Lung Cancer Death

A company agreed to take on workers’ compensation claims when it purchased a facility, and a widow’s lung cancer claim falls within the list of compensable claims, even though some doctors concluded that asbestos was not a cause of the disease, West Virgi
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:42
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LEVIN: Proposal undermines Florida anti-smoking efforts

As an attorney and a former 50-year smoker currently battling stage 4 lung cancer, I’ve spent the better part of my life fighting Big Tobacco... Killing Tobacco Free Florida’s advertising campaign is, quite simply, a gift to the tobacco companies.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:24
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[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

King & Spalding LLP notched courtroom wins for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in so-called Engle progeny cases and Johnson & Johnson in the first trial over the alleged connection between the company's talc products and mesothelioma to go to verdict, helping l
Law360
added Feb 1, 2018 03:05
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