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New York Federal Judge Grants Partial Judgment On RICO Claims For UPS ($$)

because the plaintiffs have not presented enough evidence to show that UPS “participated in a RICO enterprise under governing precedent” by shipping untaxed cigarettes (
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 10, 2016 19:36

[New York] UPS Escapes Racketeering Claims In Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge threw out allegations that UPS had conspired with its customers to ship untaxed cigarettes from Native American organizations, saying in an order Tuesday that New York government officials had failed to provide enough evidence to
added Aug 10, 2016 19:07

Cigar Associations File Suit Against FDA's 'Unlawful' Deeming Rule

Larry Faircloth, a Republican in the West Virginia House of Delegates and e-cigarette user, is also suing the agency over the rules. In this suit, filed in the federal district court for the southern district of West Virginia, Faircloth claims he used e-
Convenience Store News
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43

[Asia, India] Puff order goes up in smoke

A Supreme Court directive in May made it mandatory for tobacco companies to display pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of cigarette, chewing tobacco and gutkha packets. However, shops selling tobacco products here are yet to follow the norm. Tobacco
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:56

Bill to limit tobacco sales in California can’t even get a vote

Senate Bill 1400, from Sen. Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, would have limited the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to specified “tobacco stores,” which prohibit customers under the age of 21 and generate more than 60 percent of their annual reve
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 29, 2016 19:56

[New York] UPS Can't Dodge NY Untaxed Cigarettes Suit ($$)

UPS can’t duck claims alleging it illegally shipped huge quantities of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, a New York federal judge ruled Friday, rejecting the package carrier’s claim that it was exempt from federal and state laws agains
added Jun 14, 2016 16:01

BENTLEY: Anti-E-Cig Dems Took Hundreds Of Thousands From Big Pharma

Seven Senate Democrats who signed a letter applauding the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) crackdown on e-cigarettes took hundreds of thousands of dollars from the pharmaceutical industry. They wrote to the FDA May 11 congratulating the agency on it
The Daily Caller (blog)
added May 19, 2016 16:23

[New York] FedEx's "Smokin' Joes" Contraband Cigarette Case Will Go to Trial

The state and city have also sued FedEx rival United Parcel Service Inc over cigarette shipments. In September, U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest ...
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 2, 2016 18:07

[Canada] Imperial Tobacco, 2 smoke shops launch suit against province

Imperial Tobacco Canada and two New Brunswick businesses are suing the provincial government over a ban on selling menthol cigarettes...Steven Vasseur, the owner of Keating's Speciality and Convenience Inc. in Moncton, and Wajid Mohamad, the operator of
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 30, 2016 14:32

Singapore Law To Prohibit Store Owners From Plainly Displaying Tobacco Products In 2017 To Discourage Smoking

Store owners in Singapore will be prohibited from plainly displaying tobacco products come 2017. The aim is to prevent impulse buying of cigars, cigarettes as well as "ang hoon" or loose tobacco leaves, especially among the young who have not started smo
added Mar 17, 2016 12:40
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