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[Europe, North Carolina] Federal government sides with Reynolds in RICO case

In a case of strange legal bedfellows, the U.S. Justice Department has filed an amicus brief on behalf of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The brief was filed Friday by U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 24, 2015 16:09
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[Europe, Romania] Advocate General’s Opinions in Cases C-358/14 Poland v Parliament and Council, C-477/14 Pillbox 38 (UK) Limited, and C-547/14 Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

In her Opinions issued today, Advocate General Juliane Kokott concludes that the new EU tobacco directive of 20141 was lawfully adopted...In Advocate General Kokott’s view, the EU legislature did not exceed the considerable latitude to be given to it in
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:55
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[Europe] Adviser to top EU court says EU cigarette law is valid

"(The advocate general) considers the EU tobacco directive of 2014 to be valid, in particular the extensive standardization of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and special rules for e-cigarettes are lawful," the opinion sai
Reuters
added Dec 23, 2015 22:39
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Comments on the Advisory Opinion by the Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice regarding the Tobacco Products Directive

Rather than respecting such basic principles as genuine harmonization and free movement, the Directive inexplicably encourages a patchwork of regulations and disregards important limits on the scope of EU legislation.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:37
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Menthol Ban Among Sweeping Cigarette Reforms OK'd in Europe

Sweeping tobacco reforms passed by EU lawmakers - including a complete ban on menthol cigarettes - passed muster with a European court adviser Wednesday, despite strong opposition from Romania, Poland and Big Tobacco.
Courthouse News
added Dec 23, 2015 21:25
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[Europe] EU APPROVES PLAIN PACKAGING FOR CIGARETTES IN IRELAND

The European Court of Justice has cleared the way for plain packaging laws for tobacco products in Ireland. It has made a preliminary ruling this morning against tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco. They had taken proceedings to t
Wexford Echo (ie)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:21
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[Belgium] EUROPEAN COURT TO RULE ON PLAIN PACKAGING FOR CIGARETTES IN IRELAND

The European Court of Justice will rule today on whether Ireland can go ahead with plain packaging laws for cigarettes. Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco took proceedings to the ECJ over an EU directive which would see health war
Wexford Echo (ie)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:19
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European court paves the way for plain cigarette packaging

The EU's highest court has opened the path to the introduction of plain cigarette packaging laws across the continent, striking a significant blow against tobacco companies.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:02
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[Azerbaijan] European Tobacco Baku did not increase cigarette prices

The European Tobacco Baku did not increase the wholesale prices on its products, the company told Trend Dec. 21. “An increase in the cigarette prices in the shops is an initiative of their owners,” the company said. "Of course, if tobacco products are
TREND News Agency (az)
added Dec 24, 2015 04:07
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[UK] One in four e-cigs will be banned in Britain next year after being branded too strong in European Court ruling

A quarter of e-cigarettes are set to be banned in Britain next year after Europe’s highest court paved the way for tough new regulations. Juliane Kokott, advocate general to the European Court of Justice, warned that e-cigarettes may act as a ‘gateway’ f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:49
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