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[Florida] ANDREWS: Eleventh Circuit Stacks Deck Against Defendants In Never-Ending 'Engle' Product Liability Litigation

In Walker v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that even though Florida state courts failed to require plaintiffs to establish from the trial record that a previously tried issue was actually decided
Forbes
added Sep 17, 2013 02:53
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DeWITT: Florida tobacco lawsuits may help kill the "enterprise of death"

But the legal fees and jury awards, which now total more than $500 million, will keep adding up, Schlesinger said. Their prices will be tacked on to cigarettes, which will mean fewer smokers, and less revenue, and less money for lobbyists and lawyers an
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2013 16:14
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[New York] SCHWAB: A new smoking trend?

Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2012 19:21
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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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[Canada, Ireland, USA] TWEED: Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

I have now teamed up with the indomitable Mr Berman and we will be lobbying the UK and Irish Governments to take legal action against the very tobacco companies which have cost the NHS the estimated £5.2bn worth of resources every year. We all now know c
Global Legal Post (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:58
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[Canada] ROSS: Don't Take Away the Joy of Cigarettes From the Mentally Ill

I agree with Ms DiManno who ended her column with "It's the maniacs -- and their bureaucratic enablers -- who've taken over the asylum." It is time for a change in management at CAMH.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:20
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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[Canada] BRIDGEMAN: Anti-smoking campaign clouds the issues for me

I understand the ads are supposed to be funny but it isn't clear to me how farting — a natural bodily function — and stealing food can be equated with smoking. I have never been a regular smoker but I enjoy the occasional cigar. Does that make me a bad
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:57
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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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[Florida] KOLKER: The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

while the industry may be paying out hundreds of millions of dollars each year in defense costs in Engle, the Florida litigation is still self-contained. No other plaintiffs in other states have succeeded in replicating what has been done in Engle.
AmericanLawyer.com
added May 27, 2015 15:00
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