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Federal authorities cannot continue delaying guidance on requiring cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings, a judge ruled today. The decision is a victory for the Academy and other health groups that filed suit against the Food and Drug Administ
A judge Tuesday gave St. Charles County Elections Director Rich Chrismer until Sept. 10 to respond to a lawsuit seeking to put a strict smoking ban petition on the Nov. 6 ballot. The lawsuit, filed Friday by three residents and a nonprofit health group,
The claimants, all of whom visited the Shefayim water park after July 11, 2012, have filed for 740 million NIS in damages after the park “violated…the law for preventing smoking in public places, and harmed the health of hundreds of thousands of the wat
A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Fontem Holdings 1 BV on Wednesday notched a victory in its intellectual property fight with R.J. Reynolds over electronic cigarettes when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board declined to review a patent that R.J. Reynolds has been accused of infringing. PTA
In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of smoking, causing nicotine addiction and death.
In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
In this tobacco liability case, Micah Danielson claims Philip Morris concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which led to the nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease of Norman Danielson.
has been tagged with jury verdicts worth a combined $113.3 million in compensatory and punitive damages for lawsuits involving Newport cigarettes in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The verdicts were disclosed Friday by the Public Health Advocacy Institute, a re
A federal judge has let a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board lieutenant escape a suit from Native American tribe members over confiscated commercial cigarettes, finding that there was a legal warrant for the seizure, among other things. U.S. Dist