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[New York] Sovereign Immunity For Tribal Officials At Risk ($$)

Tribal officials have long relied on the doctrine of official sovereign immunity...In at least two circuit courts, the doctrine is imperiled and its future use to... Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co., was the first to change course
Law360
added Feb 26, 2016 19:58
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[Africa] ‘BAT meets MOU, FDI obligations in Nigeria’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the commissioning of British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria... “With the warning on cigarette packs, the government and tobacco companies have fully discharged their duties. We cannot sacrifice the huge be
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:19
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22nd Century Meets with FDA on Historic Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application for World’s Lowest Nicotine Tobacco Cigarettes

“Reducing the nicotine content of combustible tobacco to levels that will not sustain dependence seems to us to be the most promising regulatory policy option for preventing [at least] 20 million premature deaths.” The FDA contacted 22nd Century immedia
Business Wire
added Jan 19, 2016 17:46
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Fla. Panel Asks Justices To Weigh In On Engle Preemption ($$)

appeals court asked the state Supreme Court to weigh in on the Eleventh Circuit’s recent finding that federal law preempts Engle plaintiffs’ strict liability and negligence claims, saying on Wednesday it disagrees that such claims are tantamount to bannin
Law360
added Jan 8, 2016 02:03
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[Michigan] Dingell urges FDA to finalize e-cigarette rule after roadblock averted in funding bill

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is thanking negotiators for preventing a “poison-pill” policy rider from being included in the 2016 government funding bill that would have exempted electronic cigarettes from being regulated by the Food and Drug
Southgate (MI) News-Herald
added Dec 19, 2015 18:35
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[Asia-pacific] GLANTZ/MYERS: Obama takes baby step toward protecting public health in the Trans Pacific Partnership; leaves big loophole

Obama’s proposal also leaves the current system of international trade lawyers making the decision in these cases (often in secret). / exception relates only to trade in tobacco leaf not in tobacco products or in the possession of a manufacturer. It was a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 4, 2015 17:23
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Thousands of farmers stopped growing tobacco after deregulation payouts

the remaining growers are dealing with the recent loss of a decade-long cash infusion ordered by the U.S. government — but those who remain are better positioned to grapple with foreign competition than they were 10 years ago, industry analysts say.
USA Today
added Sep 3, 2015 12:03
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[North Carolina] Reynolds needs air-quality permit for Newport

It turns out that equipment for manufacturing cigarettes is brand specific. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is requesting an air-quality permit from Forsyth County that would allow the company to move Newport production equipment from Greensboro to its mammoth
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2015 16:13
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House Dems Say Obama's Trade Deal Threatens Public Health

A massive international trade deal currently being negotiated would raise drug prices in the U.S. and abroad, said two House Democrats during a conference call with reporters. The legislators emphasized that American negotiators, not foreign stakeholders,
MedPage Today
added Jul 21, 2015 13:00
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