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Assessment of the European Union's illicit trade agreements with the four major Transnational Tobacco Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

the seizure payments represent a tiny fraction of the revenue lost from cigarette smuggling, between 2004 and 2012, 0.08% of the estimated losses due to illicit cigarette trade in the EU. Our evidence suggests the EU should end these agreements.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:16
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JOHN MIDDLETON COMPANY LLC v. FDA/DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Categorically banning the word “mild” and extinguishing Middleton’s BLACK & MILD® trademark violates not only the TCA and the APA, but also the Constitution. The First Amendment protects trademarks and brand names. A per se ban on certain words in a tra
Amazon CloudFront
added May 28, 2016 02:01
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Altria Sues FDA Over 'Black & Mild' Cigar Ban ($$)

accused the FDA of flouting the plain text of the Tobacco Control Act this month when it extended limits on cigarette marketing to cigars and pipe tobacco, among other products. Those limits include a ban on using words like "mild," but Altria argued that
Law360
added May 28, 2016 01:58
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Altria Challenges FDA's Ban on 'Mild' Cigars

Included in the final deeming rule, which was released by the FDA earlier this month, is a requirement that manufacturers, importers and/or retailers cannot sell modified risk tobacco products — including those described as "light," "low" or "mild" — unl
Convenience Store News
added May 27, 2016 21:50
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[California] Register of Actions (ROA): Case Title: Gwynn vs. Altria Group Inc

05/23/2016 Complaint filed by Gwynn, Alicia; Gwynn-Jones, Anisha...Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 10/21/2016 at 01:00:00 PM at Central in C-71 Gregory W Pollack.
Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
added May 27, 2016 17:23
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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn officially announces lawsuit against tobacco company

"In the late 1970s, as Tony Gwynn was entering San Diego State University as a minor, they ran a sophisticated marketing campaign targeting minors, African Americans, college students, and athletes. Sadly, Tony Gwynn was their perfect target, and in 2014
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added May 27, 2016 17:13
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[California] LIEF: Gwynn’s Appeal to Jury Could Overshadow Medical Science

Precisely, the kind of chewing tobacco Gwynn used does have some risk of oral cancer, but not parotid gland cancer, which is the kind to which he succumbed. Don’t just take our word for it. Supporting this view is the American Medical Association and the
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 27, 2016 16:52
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Philip Morris International Launches New Initiative to Fight Smuggling and Related Crimes; Pledges USD 100 Million to Fund Projects

a major new initiative — “PMI IMPACT” — to help confront smuggling and related crimes. The centerpiece of PMI IMPACT is a prestigious council of external independent experts whose seven members have impeccable credentials in the fields of law, anti-corru
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 27, 2016 11:30
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Altria sues FDA over restrictions on 'mild' cigar labels

Altria Group Inc. has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent ban on using the word “mild” for cigar and pipe tobacco products
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 27, 2016 11:13
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Altria Sues U.S. to Keep ‘Black & Mild’ Cigar Name

In a civil complaint filed with United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Altria argued the use of the word ”mild’” in Black & Mild doesn’t convey anything about health, risk or safety. Rather, the term describes ”taste and body.” Altri
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 26, 2016 22:42
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