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[Virginia] Acting Solicitor General: Who Is Noel Francisco?

Francisco also won the appeal of former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia, who’d been convicted of taking bribes from someone who wanted his product promoted in state government. Francisco persuaded the court that while McDonnell had taken the
AllGov.com
added Mar 9, 2017 17:40
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Noel J. Francisco

He also represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a successful First Amendment challenge to a federal regulation requiring cigarette manufacturers to display graphic warnings on cigarette packages;
The Federalist Society
added Mar 9, 2017 17:39
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Trump nominates D.C. lawyer Noel Francisco as solicitor general

Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2017 17:35
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And The Nominee For Solicitor General Is….

Noel Francisco, the former Jones Day partner who is currently serving as acting Solicitor General, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as SG, the federal government’s top lawyer before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Above the Law (blog)
added Mar 9, 2017 17:32
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Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI clears U.S. antitrust hurdle

the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 relating to BAT's proposed acquisition of RAI has expired without a request for additional information by the U.S. Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission.
PR Newswire
added Mar 9, 2017 17:27
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Battery Safety Concerns in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Public Workshop - April 2017

CTP seeks to gather information about battery safety concerns (e.g., overheating, fire, explosion, other modes of failure), risk mitigation, and design parameters related to ENDS. Additionally, information related to the communication from tobacco produc
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2017 16:05
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[UK] Menthol cigarettes will soon be BANNED - what you need to know Changes will come in to force from THIS MAY

Under new tobacco laws, menthol cigarettes are currently in a four-year phasing-out period, which started in May 2016 and will be completed by May 20, 2020. The ban will include both roll-your-own tobacco and cigarettes. The phase out, according to the
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 15:11
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[UK] Budget cigarette tax targets brands popular with young smokers

The UK government will impose a tax floor on cigarettes later this year in an effort to drive out cheaper tobacco brands that are popular with younger smokers. Chancellor Philip Hammond said in Wednesday’s Budget that from May the tobacco excise duty on
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 15:09
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PROPOSED BAT ACQUISITION OF RAI CLEARS U.S. ANTITRUST HURDLE

announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 relating to BAT’s proposed acquisition of RAI has expired without a request for additional information by the U.S. Department of Justice or the Federal
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 9, 2017 15:04
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Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10
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