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[Canada] "No" to provisional execution says the Court of Appeal.

The reasons they gave for agreeing to the companies' request included: The prospect of a further delay for appeals is not a legal justification for provisional execution. They do not think that the appeals should take 6 years to be completed, and note
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:29
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[UK] Smoking and drinking amongst pupils in England 'lowest since records began'

The number of secondary school pupils smoking and drinking in England is at its lowest numbers since records began in 1982. Fewer than one in five 11 to 15 year olds (18%) said that they had smoked at least once.
BBC Online
added Jul 24, 2015 10:53
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ARNOTT: I don't predict a riot: jail smoking ban need not spell unrest

Inmates who want to quit need to be given access to smoking-cessation services. For those who remain wedded to their addiction, the prison service is already running a pilot to allow them to buy electronic cigarettes, which should be extended to all pris
New Scientist
added Jul 24, 2015 10:36
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[UK] Smoking, drinking and drug-taking among pupils at record low

The proportion of pupils experimenting with smoking has dropped to the lowest level on record – with more children having tried e-cigarettes than conventional tobacco, a major new study finds. The survey, which questioned more than 6,000 pupils in 210 s
The Times Educational Supplement (TES)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:20
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UNITED STATES’ PETITION FOR APPEALS PANEL REHEARING on Corrective Statements 7/6/15

There is nothing in this Court’s opinion requiring the corrective statements to be presented anonymously or without context....we respectfully request that the Court amend its opinion to clarify that defendants’ reading is mistaken.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 07:25
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U.S. Asks Court to Clarify Ruling on Tobacco Packaging

The U.S. argued that nothing in the court’s opinion required the statements “to be presented anonymously or without context.” It’s asking the appeals court to amend the opinion to clarify that the companies’ reading is “mistaken.”
Bloomberg News
added Jul 24, 2015 07:07
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Chemical in e-cigs, coffee roasting could be health risk

New research suggests that people who use electronic cigarettes and those in the coffee-roasting industry might be at risk for contracting potentially life-threatening respiratory conditions related to the chemical diacetyl.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jul 24, 2015 06:48
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[Florida] Lawyers Win First Punitives in Non-Engle Tobacco Trial

jury deliberated for more than nine hours before awarding $4.95 million in compensatory damages and for four hours before awarding $8.5 million in punitive damages....product defect, fraudulent concealment and conspiracy, and found that Larkin relied on t
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 24, 2015 06:44
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY’S NOTICE OF APPEAL 7/23/15 (PDF)

from Order #55-Remand of this Court, denying Defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Motion for Relief from Provisions of Order #1015 that Require Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation to Publish Corrective Statements on Television
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 24, 2015 06:26
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay Disfigured Ex-Smoker $12M, Jury Says ($$)

Merino's attorney Alex Alvarez emphasized his client's suffering, pointing to her appearance when she testified. "You saw how she struggled to even speak," Alvarez said. "You heard how she struggles to even eat. She's deformed, distorted, mangled and ...
Law360
added Jul 23, 2015 22:10
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