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A complete smoking ban in all Austrian restaurants and other food providers has been passed by the national authorities. It will start on May 1st, 2018. Hotels and other accommodation services will have the option to provide strictly separated smoker roo
Tourism (cz)
added Jul 13, 2015 10:00

[Florida] Pioneering Plaintiff's Lawyer Is the Feature on this Week's Engle Trading Card

This week's attorney: First appeared before CVN courtroom cameras in 2011. Tried 4 of his 5 CVN Engle cases in the 11th Judicial Circuit. Successfully tried the first Engle claim involving coronary disease. 2015_GUESS_WHO_ENGLE_CARD2_web
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 11, 2015 13:41

[Florida] Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner and Alex Alvarez of Alvarez Law Firm Obtain $46.5 Million in Compensatory and Punitive Damages against R.J. Reynolds in Big Tobacco Lawsuit

Jurors find R.J. Reynolds liable and award Thomas and Bettye Ryan $21.5 million in compensatory and $25 million in punitive damages for smoking-related COPD.
PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:44

[Florida] RJ Reynolds' $8.5M Engle Loss Upheld By Fla. Appeals Court ($$)

Because we find that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to conclude that Mr. Ballard was addicted to Reynolds' cigarettes containing nicotine, and that this addiction was the legal cause of his bladder cancer, the trial court properly denied Reynold
added Mar 19, 2015 12:21

[Canada] Harper Government Moves Forward in Restricting Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

Amendments would close the loophole that allowed the marketing of certain flavoured cigars
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2015 17:23

[Canada] And then there were Ten: Nova Scotia files lawsuit against tobacco companies

Nestled on page 21 of their 10K filing was a bit of news relevant to Canada... There seems to have been little fanfare around this event. I could find no press release or other communication on the Government of Nova Scotia's web-site. Nor was it mention
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:52

[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 5

After three days of jury selection, trial opened Thursday in Jose Vila's suit seeking damages for the loss of his larynx, which he claims was caused by smoking-related throat cancer. Vila, 60, began smoking at 15 and continued the habit for more than 24
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:20

[Florida] 2014 CVN Engle Progeny Awards: The Law Firm Finalists

This week, we are highlighting the law firm finalists. The winner in each category will be announced December 30... The Case for Jones Day: Jones Day had the best year among the more prolific Engle defense firms, winning 50% of its verdicts. Perhaps just
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:31

[Minnesota] News release: Cigarette use among high school students drops to 10.6 percent

Cigarette use among high school students drops to 10.6 percent / Minnesota's first e-cigarette survey finds 12.9 percent used or tried e-cigs during the past month
Minnesota Department of Health
added Nov 10, 2014 13:31

[Florida] Defense Wins Orlando Wrongful Death Tobacco Suit

Annie Bishop v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. After deliberating for a little more than 4 hours, jurors answered “no” to the preliminary question of whether smoker Robert Ramsey was addicted to cigarettes and whether that addiction legally caused his cancer. Ra
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 6, 2014 16:40
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