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[Canada] Clearing the smoke surrounding First Nations cigarettes / Who can buy what at First Nations smoke shops

O’TOOLE ACKNOWLEDGES there’s a loophole.... “I think both parties are responsible...Are non-natives breaking the law by taking advantage of the system? Yes, they are.” And, are people without a First Nations background aware they’re breaking the law whe
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:21
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[Florida] In Engle Suits, Home Court Advantage Hinges On 11th Circ. ($$)

Following oral arguments this week, the Eleventh Circuit is set to decide whether to send more than 1,700 Engle progeny lawsuits against tobacco companies to Florida state court, potentially putting a huge slice of the litigation on turf more favorable to
Law360
added Mar 28, 2013 18:56
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[Florida] RD Legal Offers Post-Settlement Lawsuit Financing on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Settlements

RD Legal can provide R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group attorneys and their clientele with post-settlement funding, which provides immediate capital on settlements that are slow to pay. Legal funding does not require any kind of payments until t
PR Newswire
added Jan 4, 2013 18:46
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[Canada, USA, North Carolina] VIDEO: Police arrest 28 in tobacco busts

Police have arrested 28 suspects and are on the hunt for seven others in a major tobacco raid Wednesday. Police raided 32 locations and seized $450,000 in cash, ... Surete du Quebec Sgt. Joyce Kemp said the bulk tobacco which made its way into Canada
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 30, 2014 23:03
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[Canada] Vancouver’s experimental cigarette-recycling program backfires

In November of last year, the city installed 110 cigarette-butt receptacles in several downtown locations. But the move produced unintended consequences, prompting Vancouver Coastal Health officials to bring them to the city’s attention. “We were concer
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jun 4, 2014 14:51
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[Canada] Liquid nicotine being sold in unregulated e-cigarette market

Health Canada has barred the sale of liquid nicotine, but it’s being openly sold in the unregulated market of e-cigarettes, a CTV News investigation has found. As e-cigarettes or “vaping” gains popularity in Canada, many sellers and health officials are
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 11, 2015 23:29
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[Florida] Litigation Funding Could Tip Scales In Engle Tobacco Cases ($$)

LawFinance Group ... said... the timing was right to enter the Engle field by putting together a portfolio of available financing for plaintiffs and plaintiffs attorneys defending verdict awards on appeal by the tobacco companies.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:05
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[Florida] No End In Sight For Engle Suits, Even With Liggett Deal ($$)

Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are expected to keep fighting the cases over the long haul, given their historical aversion to settlement and the far greater liability they face.
Law360
added Oct 24, 2013 03:28
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[Canada, UK] Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
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[Canada] Have cigarette taxes become ‘extreme’? Canadian tobacco exec says so

The head of Canada’s biggest cigarette maker is railing against taxes on tobacco products she says are “extreme,” as well as against health “extremists” who want the sale of the cancer-causing products banned completely.
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:52
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