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[UK] Tobacco, oil, and arms – where Imperial is investing its money

An analysis of Imperial College London’s endowment fund has revealed significant direct and indirect investments in the tobacco, fossil fuel, weapons, and pharmaceutical industries..."Even College’s commitment to avoid investing in tobacco seems paper-th
Felix-Imperial Colleges Student Newspaper
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Notches Win at Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Mouth Cancer

cleared R.J. Reynolds of responsibility for the oral cancer that killed a 53-year-old smoker. Kelsey v. R.J. Reynolds... The jury, in Florida’s 7th Judicial Circuit, in Volusia County, rejected the contention an addiction to nicotine caused the mouth c
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 26, 2018 20:03
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[Thailand] Beach smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Enforcement of Thailand’s ban on smoking on the beach begins Thursday, Feb. 1, and Pattaya officials are spending the final few days letting everyone know what’s coming. Shown here, Mayor Anan Charoenchasri leads a quit-smoking event on Jomtien Beach wit
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:34
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[UK] CUCA set to host tobacco-funded lobbyists

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) will be hosting a political pressure group against tobacco control activity, named FOREST, at the Robert Graham cigar shop on February 10th as part of its event line-up this term.
Varsity (Cambridge University) (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Buying, using and possessing imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes will be illegal from Feb 1: MOH

From Feb 1, it will be illegal to buy, use and possess emerging and imitation tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco and shisha, as the first phase of amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act kick in
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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Florida Jury Sides With Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and that his addiction was the cause of his oral cavity cancer and death (Dorothy Mae Kelse
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:52
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Florida Supreme Court Declines To Review $13.4 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

declined to review a tobacco suit in which a jury awarded a widower and his daughter $13.4 million in damages over the death of his wife (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Paul R. Larkin, et al., No. SC17-1712, Fla. Sup., 2018 Fla. LEXIS 133).
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:51
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Man Injured By Exploding Vaporizer Files Suit In New York State Court ($$)

A man who was injured after his vaporizer exploded while he was using it filed suit Jan. 5 in a New York state court against the store that sold the vaporizer to him, claiming that the store should have known the product was defective and that there was a
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:50
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[Florida] Michigan Appeals Panel Reverses Dismissal Of Tobacco License Suit ($$)

ordered that a suit over a tobacco manufacturing license being revoked be remanded to a lower court for further proceedings because there is a still a question over whether a manufacturer without a license can be on a list of manufacturers who did not mak
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:49
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[Florida] Special Master Urges Court To Keep $9 Million Sanctions For Engle Cases ($$)

A special master in an investigation to determine whether two law firms filed frivolous Engle progeny lawsuits told a panel of federal judges in Florida on Jan. 12 that the firms deserve the $9 million sanctions the panel imposed against them, calling t
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:48
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