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Arbitrary federal vaping regulations threaten businesses, consumers—and constitutional rights

A career bureaucrat with [FDA] ordered that vaping be made subject to the Tobacco Control Act—even though vaping doesn’t involve tobacco....Under the arbitrary edict by Associate Commissioner for Policy Leslie Kux, small businesses that make flavored e-li
Pacific Legal Foundation
added Jan 31, 2018 04:36
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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

In a complaint filed on Friday, En Fuego Tobacco Shop, a Dallas area retailer; El Cubano Cigars, a League City-based manufacturer and retailer, and the Texas Cigar Merchants Association (TXCMA), a state retailer’s association, filed a lawsuit against the
HalfWheel
added Mar 27, 2018 15:28
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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
HalfWheel
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17
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APPEALS COURT HEARS CHALLENGE TO RETAIL TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT

the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the case of Orton Oil v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The case came about after the FDA charged Orton with three violations of the law on retail sales of toba
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA v. FDA: REPLY IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS‘ CROSS-MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT, Dec 4, 2017

Plaintiffs neither dispute that their cigar and pipe tobacco products pose significant risks to human health, nor deny that the warning labels at issue are entirely accurate. Those disclosures are fully consistent with the First Amendment, regardless of t
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 18, 2018 02:07
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Tobacco Groups Blast FDA For ‘Massive’ Speech Restriction ($$)

Advocacy groups representing smokers and the cigar and pipe industries blasted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in D.C. federal court Tuesday, saying the agency's rule increasing the size of warning labels on tobacco products is a "massive" free spee
Law360
added Nov 17, 2017 23:05
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v. FDA: BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS’ CROSS-MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT (PDF)

While all of Plaintiffs’ arguments are meritless, amici focus here only on the public health concerns presented by cigars and the Government’s interest in regulating them. According to Plaintiffs, there is no evidence of “aregulatory problem with respe
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added May 16, 2018 18:56
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al.: MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION ... (PDF)

Plaintiffs acknowledge none of these risks. Their brief gives no inkling that nicotine is highly addictive, that cigar and pipe tobacco smoke is carcinogenic, or that their products, when used as directed, may be lethal. Instead, Plaintiffs contend that c
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 27, 2017 15:53
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DOCKET CAA v FDA Oct, 2017

68 MEMORANDUM OPINION re: 36 Proposed Intervenors’ Motion to Intervene. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 10/16/2017. (lcapm3) (Entered: 10/16/2017) 10/16/2017 69 ORDER. For the reasons stated in 68 the court’s Memorandum Opinion, the court denies 36 Pr
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 19, 2017 01:25
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Health Groups Can’t Intervene in Fight Over Tobacco Warning Labels

A federal judge ruled Monday that a group of health organizations cannot intervene in a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies against the [FDA]...Judge Mehta ruled Monday that the health organizations didn’t establish that they would suffer “a legally suffic
Courthouse News
added Oct 18, 2017 03:01
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