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[California, Florida] Jacksonville cigar maker Swisher International wins reversal of $44.4 million verdict in federal antitrust case

In April, a California jury found Swisher liable for breach of contract and violation of federal antitrust laws concerning its actions with Trendsettah, a small cigar company. It awarded Trendsettah $14.8 million, which is tripled under federal antitrust
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 28, 2016 01:56
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“Philip Morris” hampers “Grand Tobacco” activity in Russia

the matter refers to the case currently examined in the Moscow Arbitration Court, where Philip Morris disputes the “confusing similarity” between its product with a trademark Marlboro and that of Ararat produced by Grand Tobacco.
Panorama.am (am)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:25
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[Florida] New FDA tobacco rules appears to ban cigar donations to troops

It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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[California] Swisher Says $44M Cigarillo Verdict Ignores Antitrust Law ($$)

told a California federal court on Monday that it wants a new trial after a $44 million jury verdict for a rival for which it had manufactured small cigars, saying a simple contract fight was passed off as an antitrust suit.
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 20:20
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[Florida] GLOBAL PREMIUM CIGARS, LLC., vs. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: COMPLAINT FOR VIOLATION OF A.P.A. AND RELATED CAUSES (PDF)

11. Plaintiffs’ trademark rights and accompanying copyrights, developed over the past several years, in their illustrative artwork will be diminished by the Deeming Rules. Specifically, the Deeming Rules will constitute an unlawful taking or otherwise
Global Premium Cigars
added Jun 5, 2016 18:18
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[Illinois] IWAN RIES & CO. LEADS LAWSUIT TO BLOCK CHICAGO TOBACCO TAX INCREASE

On Tuesday, a group led by historic Chicago cigar retailer Iwan Ries & Co. filed a legal challenge to the city of Chicago’s pending tobacco tax increase, asserting that the increase is in violation of state law. The store is joined by the National Asso
HalfWheel
added Jun 2, 2016 19:39
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[Asia, Switzerland] VIDEO: Cuban cigar co., Swiss watchmakers team up to promote brands

in a bid to raise its profile at the top end of the luxury bands market, the Habanos Cigar Company has launched a co-branding promotion with one of the world’s most exclusive and expensive Swiss watchmakers, Zenith.
CCTV America
added May 29, 2016 14:55
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands confirms plans to cut 375 workers, one-third of production staff

The plant’s 1,100 legacy Lorillard Inc.’s 1,100 production workers have been preparing for such a blow ever since rumors surfaced in March 2014 about Reynolds American Inc. buying their company to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2016 22:47
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E-cigarette explosions rare in Canada, trade group says

An exploding e-cigarette that caused a car fire in Kitchener's west end Monday evening is a rare occurrence, a Canadian trade group says. "This is the second one that we have heard of in Canada," John Haste, a director with the Electronic Cigarette Trade
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:01
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