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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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[Illinois] City’s newest tobacco taxes violate state law: judge

In a Jan. 20 ruling, Judge Ann Collins-Dole found that the city violated a 1993 law when it tried to impose taxes on cigars and smoking, smokeless and pipe tobacco...filed last May by Iwan Ries — the self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the city at 19
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:46
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[Germany] €250,000 per cigarette: Woman faces shocking fine if smokes on her balcony

A Berlin woman has been told she faces six months in jail or a €250,000 fine if she smokes on the balcony of her apartment after 8pm.... Marcel P., who lives in the apartment directly above Uta, was so bothered by the smoke wafting into her home that she
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:03
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ORDER #66-Remand explaining why the Status Conference set for January 31, 2017, was cancelled

After reading the briefs, the Court concluded that the holding of a Status Conference would not be worthwhile and should await the Court of Appeals’ ruling in the Appeals now before it. The Court hopes that the Parties were not inconvenienced by this cha
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 31, 2017 23:36
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al, Jan 17-Jan 31, 2017

6206 ORDER #66-Remand explaining why the Status Conference set for January 31, 2017, was cancelled. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 1/31/17
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 31, 2017 23:31
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[Indiana] 'Remarkable' E-Cig Liquid Law Partly Put Out By 7th Circ. ($$)

struck down as unconstitutional portions of an Indiana law that sought to regulate vapor pen and e-cigarette liquid manufacturers that sell their products in the state, finding that the requirements it placed on out-of-state companies violated the U.S. Co
Law360
added Jan 31, 2017 16:02
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al, Jan 17-Jan 31, 2017

01/31/2017 MINUTE ORDER: The Status Conference set for January 31, 2017, is hereby CANCELLED. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 1/31/17.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 31, 2017 16:01
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[Florida] BROWN V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendant tobacco company's concealment of smoking's dangers led to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:59
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al, Jan 17-Jan 30, 2017

01/30/2017 Set/Reset Hearings: Status Conference set for 1/31/2016 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 26A before Judge Gladys Kessler
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 30, 2017 23:48
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U.S. appeals court voids part of Indiana vaping law

7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Indiana went too far by subjecting out-of-state manufacturers to detailed rules for such things as sinks, cleaning equipment and even contracts with outside security firms, and could not enforce those rules against t
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2017 22:44
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