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CEI E-Cigarette Lawsuit Takes on Activist Agencies

general counsel Sam Kazman argued in court today against a federal regulation banning use of electronic cigarettes on planes. The lawsuit, filed by CEI and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), says the Department of Tran
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23
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DOCKET for CEI v. DOT, Nov 14, 2016-Apr 10, 2017

11/14/2016 Open Document JOINT APPENDIX [1645941] filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute, Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and Gordon Cummings. . . . 04/10/2017...ORAL ARGUMENT HELD before Judges Kavanaugh, Ginsburg and Rando
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 10, 2017 21:39
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CEI v DOT: COURTROOM MINUTES OF ORAL ARGUMENT, Apr 10, 2017

BEFORE: Circuit Judge Kavanaugh, and Senior Circuit Judges Ginsburg and Randolph ... PROCLAMATION BEING MADE, the Court opened on April 10, 2017 at 3:11 p.m. The cause was heard as case No. 3 of 3 and argued before the Court by: Sam Kazman, counsel for
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 10, 2017 21:35
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[Australia] When travelling by air was the height of luxury: Throwback photos from the time before cattle class show airline passengers smoking on board, drinking from an open bar and with PLENTY of leg room

Smoking has been banned on flights for almost 30 years, however passengers used to freely light up cigarettes while at 35,000ft. Planes were divided into smoking... 'The whole place reeked of smoke. You'd get off and all your clothes would smell like sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 17:50
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DOCKET: Competitive Enterprise Inst., et al v. DOT, et al

03/28/2017 FORM 72 submitted by arguing attorney, Tara S. Morrissey, on behalf of Respondents Elaine L. Chao and DOT ... / 03/29/2017 FORM 72 submitted by arguing attorney, Sam Kazman, on behalf of Petitioners Competitive Enterprise Institute, Cons
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Mar 31, 2017 23:28
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[UK] Drunk passenger, 46, who lit a fire in the toilet of a Monarch Airbus carrying 200 people sparking an emergency landing is jailed for four years

A female passenger told The Birmingham Mail: 'The plane was unserviceable because a man set fire to onboard toilets deliberately while also smoking and abusing the cabin crew, terrifying crew and passengers.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:54
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[Europe] EU sees ‘strategic advantage’ of biofuels in aviation

biotech company SunChem, which has developed a novel tobacco crop called “Solaris” that makes energy out of tobacco. The Solaris crop is cultivated by smallholder farmers and is considered an opportunity to grow sustainable bioenergy resources while simu
EurActiv
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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[Mid-east] Oman imposes 100% service charge on tobacco products at airport arrival

Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22
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[UK] Benefits-claiming father, 57, was tied up by cabin crew during an in-flight melt-down after being told to stub out his CIGARETTE

A father-of-four had to be tied up by cabin crew after biting a flight attendant when he was told to stop smoking on a plane. Mohammed Rashid, 57, was restrained after a mid-air rampage in front of his wife and family after being told to stub out his c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22
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E-CIGARETTE EXPLOSIONS PROMPT A LEGAL RESPONSE

Holding e-cigarette manufacturers accountable for dangerous design flaws can be tricky. Many manufacturers are overseas, so waging a successful e-cigarette lawsuit against them can be difficult – but not impossible. A consultation with a knowledgeable e-
Top Class Actions
added Feb 20, 2017 18:39
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