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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Sunday School Teacher Death, Kin Say ($$)

Relatives of a former Sunday school teacher who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds liable for his death, saying the tobacco giants conspired to hide the dangers of cigarettes from him until it was too late....
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:39
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GLANTZ: If Legalizing Pot, Consider Health, Not Profits: New UCSF Analysis Looks at History to Help Guide Future Marijuana Laws

The policy analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco is intended as a roadmap to help prevent a legalized marijuana industry from becoming a new version of the tobacco or alcohol industries, replete with aggressive marketing and political strategies to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:35
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Sunday School Teacher Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a former Sunday school teacher who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury to find Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds liable for his death, saying the tobacco giants conspired to hide the dangers of cigarettes from him until it was too late.
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Florida] RJR Owes $10M For Longtime Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The family of a man who died of lung disease after smoking up to three packs of cigarettes every day since he was 10 urged a Florida jury Tuesday to slam R.J. Reynolds... During closing arguments, plaintiff's attorney Keith Mitnik of Morgan & Morgan told
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Florida] RJR Asks Fla. Court To Undo $20M Award In Smoking Suit ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Tuesday to undo a $20 million jury verdict for the daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer, arguing the award was out of the norm for adult children and punitive damages weren't warranted. Jeffrey Bucholtz of King &
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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[Florida] HOWARD & ASSOCIATES and RICHARD A. DAYNARD vs. LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN: ORDER (PDF)

no opinion regarding the best forum to resolve the pending disputes among attorneys regarding the distribution of attorneys' fees in the Engle litigation. The Court merely concludes in this Order that Lieff Cabraser's removal of this action did not confor
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 28, 2016 09:22
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Canada moves to regulate vaping products to help protect young people

The Liberals say it will introduce legislation this fall to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers legally but the product. Health Canada says the upcoming legislation will balance the need to protect young people from
Canadian Press
added Sep 28, 2016 04:24
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[Nebraska] City rejects smoking ban for apartments in Omaha suburb

The council voted 5-1 Monday night against the proposal to amend the city's fire code. The proposal wasn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 18:02
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Engle Fee Fight Returned To State Court ($$)

judge on Monday remanded back to state court Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s fee dispute with other plaintiffs firms over a $100 million deal to end hundreds of Engle progeny cases, saying the lawsuit’s relationship to the settlement isn’t strong
Law360
added Sep 27, 2016 17:59
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[New Zealand] Health lobby v Big Tobacco: Behind the scenes battle for future of e-cigarettes

The fight is being conducted through submissions to the Ministry of Health over how tightly e-cigarette sales should be regulated....trying to influence media attitudes with one e-cigarette company, understood to be owned by a big tobacco company, offerin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:53
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