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ORDERED that the parties shall appear for a hearing at 10:00 a.m. on March 13, 2018….the parties shall appear to explain to the Court why resolution of these issues has not yet occurred and argue their respective positions on the Court’s referral of thi
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER directing the parties to appear for a hearing on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am to explain to the Court why resolution of certain issues has not yet occurred and argue their respective positions on the Court’s referral of this mat
the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Prof Davidson…“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
The Court of International Trade denied bids by a cigar company and an importer to dismiss claims they failed to pay more than $3 million in excise taxes on cigars imported from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, saying the federal government has suffic
A federal appellate court thwarted efforts by tobacco companies to overturn a multimillion-dollar judgment against them, while pointing to the “unique and difficult challenge” Florida Supreme Court’s Engle ruling created for courts and juries.
A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments of tobacco companies and upheld a $7.5 million verdict in favor of a longtime smoker who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…in favor of Pauline Burkhart, who began smoking in the 1950s an
The tax on cigarette and tobacco products in New York State has two separate rate systems – one for cigarettes and one for tobacco products… Whatever its future, the Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Tax in New York is clearly a force to be reckoned with,
ruling that the district court did not err in its instructions to the jury or in failing to declare a mistrial after a medical incident in the courtroom…The appeals court upheld the $5 million compensatory damages award and $2.5 million punitive damages
When a plaintiff is diagnosed in Florida with a latent disease that was caused by long-term exposure to a hazardous substance in another state where he or she used to live, the foreign state’s law applies.