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[New York] NY Says UPS Clearly Broke Deal Not To Ship Untaxed Smokes ($$)

asked a federal judge for a win on their claim that United Parcel Service Inc. knowingly violated a deal to block deliveries of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, saying undisputed facts show UPS went afoul of the agreement.
added Jun 28, 2016 19:50

[Virginia] Supreme Court's McDonnell Decision Gives Boost to White-Collar Defense Lawyers

White-collar defense lawyers cheered the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday reversing the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying that the ruling gives them new leverage in their dealings with prosecutors.
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13

EPA Faces Lawsuit Over Grants to Scientists on Clean Air Panel

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute alleges that these scientists are dependent upon the EPA for funding..."makes a mockery of the notion of 'independent'..." institute lawyer Steve Milloy...Western States Trucking Association and...James Enstrom as
added Jun 27, 2016 22:11

[Canada] R. v. Pourlotfali, 2016 ONCA 490 (CanLII)

even if the respondent believed the shopper was 19, it was not sufficient that she held this belief after asking for and examining identification that showed she was under age. The respondent’s “human error” did not afford her a defence as it was not a be
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:02

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Govt plans to remove branding despite threats

Thinly veiled threats of legal action will not deter the government from its plans to take the branding off cigarette packets, the Associate Health Minister says. Yesterday, Imperial Tobacco's global director of corporate affairs Axel Gietz said he coul
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jun 27, 2016 13:56

[New Zealand] VIDEO: NZ cigarette plain packaging law would see Imperial Tobacco sue for compensation

Stephanie Erick, director for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) calls for MPs to end delays on the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. If New Zealand brings in "plain packaging" for cigarettes, Imperial Tobacco will fight for compensation,
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:34

[New Zealand] Tobacco company's bid to stop plain cigarette packaging falls on deaf ears

the government remains unfazed by Imperial Tobacco's claims it'll fight to protect its brand. Imperial Tobacco has already lost one court battle in Australia and has another case pending before the World Trade Organisation.
TVNZ (nz)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:20

DOCKET for NICOPURE LABS, LLC v. FDA et al, Jun 23-26, 2016

The Court is inclined to order that Nicopure and Right to be Smoke-Free file a single consolidated amended complaint followed by a single motion for summary judgment...Court will hear the parties’ views on this issue during a telephone conference that wil
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 27, 2016 00:31

The Secret To Altria's Success

Altria's ability to influence regulators has allowed it to outperform the market over the past 30 can ban the competition outright? This is what Altria is attempting to do, as these new regulations would put an abrupt halt on the progress e-c
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 26, 2016 20:01

Jim Dey: High court extinguishes Illinois tobacco case

Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen Tillery said the court's action was "obviously disappointing" but that his investment of time and money was worth it. "... the case was socially significant and brought into public view facts that needed to be revealed," he sa
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52
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