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[Malaysia] Tobacco firms agree to ruling

Tobacco companies said they would comply with the government's new minimum-price ruling of RM7 for 20-stick packs come Sept 1, but want strict enforcement to ensure compliance by retailers.
Daily Express (my)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:36

USA v. PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (PDF)

Opinion for the Court filed by Chief Judge SENTELLE. . . . Our jurisdiction over this interlocutory appeal is dependent on the district court having modified the injunction. Because we conclude that it did not, we dismiss the appeal for lack of jurisdicti
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jul 27, 2012 12:31

[New York] Who Made That Cigarette Filter?

Robert N. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford . . . Here he talks about the promises made for filters. Were filters used to obscure the dangers of cigarettes? Oh, yes. Filters are the deadliest fraud in the history of human civili
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 11:56

BAT eyes Sudan as cigarette sales in Kenya stagnate

Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 5, 2011 00:00

[New York] Bill would stamp out Internet cigarette sales, sez Weiner

New York Daily News
added Nov 4, 2007 00:00

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: ORDER# 68 - REMAND, Jul 25, 2017

ORDERED that the parties shall apply their best efforts, by August 11, 2017, to submit an agreed upon...outlining the status of finalizing mockups and any other remaining issues concerning the implementation of the corrective-statements remedy in these m
Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 1, 2017 22:52

[Florida] Smoker's Widow Fights To Keep $30M Punitives Against RJR ($$)

A smoker's widow urged the Florida Supreme Court Wednesday to uphold a $30 million punitive damages award against R.J. Reynolds, arguing that it was not excessive because of the egregious conduct by tobacco companies in hiding smoking's harms.
added Mar 8, 2017 23:54

[Czech Republic] Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

The Senate...voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. The lower house gave its green light on Dec. 9. To become effective on May 31...needs final approval: a signature from President Milos Zeman, who is a chain smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2017 16:08

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes Widow $10M For Veteran's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to award her $10 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying its concealment of cigarettes' dangers robbed her of her husband
added Aug 14, 2016 15:15

[Florida] Smoker Who Died from Cancer Driven by Addiction, Says Doctor in Trial Against Tobacco Cos.

A pulmonologist who treated a woman who smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years testified he would consider such a smoker, “by definition,” addicted to nicotine, as trial over the woman's fatal cancer continued against the nation’s largest
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:31
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