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[Europe] Borg adopts Dalli's Tobacco Products Directive

Newly-appointed European Commissioner Tonio Borg forwards his predecessor’s controversial Tobacco Products Directive to the Commissioner’s College.
Malta Today (mt)
added Dec 2, 2012 23:55
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[Iraq] Baghdad Fights Troubling Tobacco Trend Among Youth

Nearly seven percent of adolescent Iraqis have smoked shisha, and more than three percent have smoked tobacco, raising concerns among health officials about future diseases that could arise as a result. This was one of the findings of the Global Youth T
The Media Line
added Aug 5, 2012 15:19
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Court Rejects $15 Mln Award in Kansas Smoker Case

Reuters
added Feb 10, 2005 00:00
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Paul R. Larkin, Jr., and Caryn O. Newborn, etc., Appellees/Cross-Appellants: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Lisa S. Walsh, Judge (PDF)

the trial court’s failure to instruct the jury on the consumer expectations test exclusively has not been shown to have “resulted in a miscarriage of justice,” or to have been “calculated to confuse or mislead the jury,” Font, 199 So. 3d at 326.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 1, 2017 15:55
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[Florida] State Tobacco Litigation Not Subject to Federal Preemption

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the idea that imposing tort liability against tobacco companies amounts to an unlawful ban on cigarettes. "Strict liability and negligence claims ... do not interfere with the regulation of adver
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:43
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[Florida] SOMMERS V. RJ REYNOLDS

Stefanny Sommers, on behalf of the Estate of Bert Sommers, claims that defendnat tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, while furthering Bert Sommers' addiction to cigarettes, which caused Bert's smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 22, 2017 01:03
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[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CYNTHIA ROBINSON: An appeal from the Circuit Court for Escambia County. (PDF)

Where, as here, a litigant repeatedly ignores court rulings and exhibits flagrant disregard for the bounds of proper argument, it is not enough to simply sustain objections and offer flaccid admonishments such as “move along” or “finish up.” The trial
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 27, 2017 17:13
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[Florida] Jury Slaps RJR With $6.4M Verdict, but $0 Punitives, in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Emphysema

awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death. Prentice v. R.J. Reynold
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35
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3 Lawsuits Filed Against FDA ‘Deeming’ Regulations

three lawsuits have been filed seeking to either enjoin and overturn the entire set of deeming regulations or prevent the application of a specific provision to particular tobacco products. On May 10, 2016, Nicopure Labs LLC filed a lawsuit in the United
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:44
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[Florida] Supreme Court deals another blow to tobacco industry

For the second week in a row, Florida Supreme Court justices have ruled against the tobacco industry's attempts to fend off costly lawsuits about illnesses and deaths linked to smoking. Justices, in a 5-2 ruling Thursday, rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco C
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 25, 2016 03:45
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