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FBI looking for foul play in creation of Indiana vaping law

Agents have interviewed at least two lawmakers and a manufacturer of liquids used in electronic smoking devices. “They asked me if I knew of anything anyone might have gotten out of this legislation,” said state Sen. Phil Boots, who said he talked to an
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Aug 23, 2016 22:18
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[Florida] Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Says Fed. Law Blocks Claims In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

said the claims wrongly imposed a duty on all cigarette makers that they breached every time they put a cigarette on the market. That result is inconsistent with Congress’ aim to give consumers the right to choose whether to smoke, according to the panel
Law360
added Apr 9, 2015 13:37
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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Pleasure Factor May Override New Tobacco Rules

Buried deep in the federal government’s voluminous new tobacco regulations is a little-known economic analysis ...The obscure formula would have a perverse effect, experts said. The more successful regulators are at reducing smoking, the more it hurts the
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2014 14:00
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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08
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Obama Administration Includes New Tobacco Regulations in Regulatory Agenda

at 3 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, the last business day before Christmas, the White House finally released its Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan, which included coal in the stocking in the form of more regulations for tobacco companies. The long-
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 9, 2013 15:24
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[Malaysia] Cigarette price discount ban in the works

Malaysia is preparing to approve a policy that will ban price discounts on cigarettes . . . Philip Morris, which makes Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, does not have a problem with the Health Ministry's proposed plan, as tobacco players have been informed of
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:50
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[Africa] Zambia loses $100 million from tobacco

MINISTER of Agriculture Dora Siliya says the country is likely to lose about US$100 million in export earnings due to the drastic reduction in tobacco production from 45 million kilogrammes in 2013 to 22 million kilogrammes in 2017.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:13
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[Florida] Takeaways from Tallahassee — Tobacco decision cheers one former judge

The appellate decision included a 226-page dissent from Judge Gerald Tjoflat.... That had former 1st District Court of Appeal judge Simone Marstiller, now in private practice, tweeting, “#DissentsIWontBeReading.” A tweet also came out under her law fi
SaintPetersBlog
added May 20, 2017 15:39
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