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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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[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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[Europe] Feds Tell High Court To Nix RICO Suit Against RJR Nabisco ($$)

The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to toss the European Union’s civil suit accusing RJR Nabisco Inc. of a money-laundering scheme, arguing it doesn’t sufficiently allege extraterritorial violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corr
Law360
added Dec 23, 2015 22:32
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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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[Belgium, Europe] Big Tobacco faces blow as top court adviser backs EU law

An adviser to Europe's highest court said an EU law on cigarettes was valid, rebuffing a challenge from Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, though the court still has to deliver a final ruling. The opinion, if adopted by the court
Reuters
added Dec 23, 2015 21:15
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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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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

Affirming the decision below unquestionably will invite wholly foreign litigation into the United States, where it does not belong. Allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary foreign civil disputes into U.S. federal courts will dramat
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 22, 2015 22:45
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