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[Florida] State Tobacco Litigation Not Subject to Federal Preemption

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the idea that imposing tort liability against tobacco companies amounts to an unlawful ban on cigarettes. "Strict liability and negligence claims ... do not interfere with the regulation of adver
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:38
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Savanna Tobacco rebrands

Government has called for the creation of a cigarette industry which fully embraces value-addition and beneficiation to realise better profits compared to selling unprocessed tobacco. The successful empowerment of the tobacco sector at primary level has
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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[Florida] State Tobacco Litigation Not Subject to Federal Preemption

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the idea that imposing tort liability against tobacco companies amounts to an unlawful ban on cigarettes. "Strict liability and negligence claims ... do not interfere with the regulation of adver
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:43
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[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36
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FDA nominee won't commit to banning flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Gottlieb said he can see where flavored products may be inappropriate in one context and appropriate in another, adding that his experts on staff should be making those determinations. "Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?" Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked..
The Hill
added Apr 6, 2017 21:27
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[Canada] Ottawa finalizes ban on menthol cigarettes, other tobacco products

Health Canada announced the amendment to the Tobacco Act on Wednesday, in its continued crackdown on flavoured tobacco. The menthol ban brings the restriction of flavoured products to 95 per cent of Canada’s tobacco market.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:12
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Opponents of FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Invoke Opioid Crisis

Gottlieb also said he would not unfairly favor e-cigarette companies. He resigned last year from a position with e-cigarette company Kure. "As a cancer survivor, I am not going to countenance a rise in adolescent smoking rates in this country under my w
NBC News
added Apr 6, 2017 02:34
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Trump nominee to lead FDA questioned on ties to pharmacy industry

Gottlieb, who held a financial interest in the vape shop Kure..."An e-cigarette or vaping product might be a good smoking cessation tool while a chocolate chip-flavored e-cigarette might not be," he said. Ultimately, he said, science will tell where to d
Reuters
added Apr 6, 2017 02:32
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With a resume that’s both asset and liability, Scott Gottlieb preps for FDA confirmation hearing

Gottlieb has invested in Kure, a company that makes e-cigarettes, and he has written that imposing restrictions might make it hard for some people to use them as a tool to quit smoking traditional cigarettes...Gottlieb is expected to be confirmed easily.
statnews.com
added Apr 6, 2017 02:31
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FDA pick faces questioning on ties to industry he'd regulate

data showing he received hundreds of thousands of dollars in consulting or other fees from several FDA-regulated companies in recent years. In ethics documents filed last week, Gottlieb said that if confirmed he would recuse himself for a year from decis
WTAE-TV 4 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:15
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