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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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ORENTLICHER: The FDA's Graphic Tobacco Warnings and the First Amendment

Today, by contrast, courts are using the First Amendment to the detriment of consumers' welfare, by invalidating laws that would protect the public health.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jun 27, 2013 22:30
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SIEGEL: Federal Court Rules that Lawsuit Against FDA for Conflicts of Interest on TPSAC Can Proceed

I completely agree that the financial conflicts of interest by virtue of four of the TPSAC members having financial relationships with Big Pharma companies that manufacture smoking cessation products should be disqualifying. The TPSAC is directly recomme
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:59
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Miami cigar company joins Altria in suing FDA

Global Premium Cigars LLC of Miami sued the FDA on Wednesday over how the rules affect trademarked and copyrighted artwork on its cigar boxes. The rules require labels that could constitute up to 30 percent of the box.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 10, 2016 12:20
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Feds seek full court review of cigarette warnings

The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a Food and Drug Administration requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill pe
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 9, 2012 16:38
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[Indiana] Richard Feldman: Big tobacco lures new generation of addicts

Legislation has been introduced in Congress that would diminish the FDA's authority over some of these alternative tobacco products. If enacted, this legislation would only serve to facilitate the tobacco industry's efforts to maintain adult nicotine dep
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Sep 20, 2012 14:59
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Reynolds Suit Challenging FDA Panel Members Can Proceed

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. (LOR) (LOR) can proceed with a lawsuit that seeks to block U.S. regulators from using an advisory panel’s report because of its alleged conflicts of interest.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 1, 2012 16:06
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Bill Exempting Cigars From FDA's Reach Gains Opposition

Roll Call magazine recently reported that Altria, parent company of Philip Morris and cigar manufacturer John Middleton, is opposed to the legislation, taking the position that all cigars should be regulated by FDA.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jun 18, 2012 09:40
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[North Carolina] New FDA tobacco regulations stir help, harm debate

The FDA issued on Friday a heads-up reminder to retailers, manufacturers, importers and distributors on how the regulations affect them... However, the FDA did not mention it is facing several federal lawsuits on various aspects of the regulations, each
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 1, 2016 14:24
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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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