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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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FDA, Tobacco Cos. Destined To Refight Graphic Warning War ($$)

But after the new rulemaking process is complete, the FDA is bound to find itself right where it left off: defending the graphic warning requirement in court. “The tobacco industry will never accept any tobacco control measure without a very public and
Law360
added Mar 21, 2013 22:40
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Obama Take 2: Tobacco, Obesity Key in Second Term

The FDA will launch a media effort later this year aimed at preventing childhood tobacco use. It should complement a similar effort already underway by the CDC.
MedPage Today
added Jan 22, 2013 12:31
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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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Court denies rehearing on cigarette warnings

An appeals court on Wednesday denied the federal government's request to reconsider a decision blocking a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 5, 2012 19:16
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Waxman Letter to DHHS on the substitution of cigarettes and RYO tobacco for cigars and pipe tobacco to avoid FDA regulation (PDF)

The internal company documents show that tobacco manufacturers are manipulating existing products and introducing new products to avoid Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and higher federal tax rates.
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 8, 2012 19:56
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Ranking Member Waxman Releases New Tobacco Documents And Calls on FDA to Protect Youth by Closing Tobacco Loopholes

Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg describing new tobacco industry documents that show tobacco companies are manipulating their products to exploit regulatory and tax loop
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 7, 2012 15:02
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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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E-Cigarettes less harmful than traditional cigarettes?

According to a spokesman for NJOY Inc., the funding will be used “for marketing, clinical trials, research and development, and international expansion.” Craig Weiss, CEO of NJOY said, “After lengthy study, Sean and I are convinced that NJOY will contin
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:53
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The Most Shocking Anti-Smoking Campaign Yet

Cigarette smoking is waning, though, with Altria reporting a 0.2% decline in shipment volume in 2012. Reynolds American saw a 2.3% drop while Lorillard experienced a 1.4% falloff in shipment volumes. Overall, the industry saw a 2.3% decline. So while th
Motley Fool
added Mar 30, 2013 19:40
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