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[Asia, Pakistan] PHC takes up FED on cigarettes case today

Peshawar High Court today (Thursday) takes up the case of tricky system of Federal Excise Duty on cigarettes introduced in the budget last year which brought reduction in prices of tobacco products as opposed to the international conventions signed by the
The News (pk)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:17
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[Europe, Sweden] Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects...Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exemption, and Norway, which is not an EU member. According to Norway's
The Local (no)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:56
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Tobacco Law Blog

A case currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenges the applicability of the federal Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (“CCTA”) to tribal entities... Pending before the Mississippi Legislature is House Bill 906, w
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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[Europe, Luxembourg] NNA joins the case against the EU snus ban

the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), will be at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, fighting the current EU snus ban alongside public health experts and consumers of reduced risk nicotine products.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:12
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[Canada] The Supreme Court and access to B.C.'s healthcare databases.

The question before the Supreme Court today was whether one of the defendants in the B.C. action - Philip Morris International - should be given access to the several databases in which records of the medical treatments of British Columbians were record
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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Can Landlords Ban Legal Cannabis? Here’s What the Law Says

“It got to point that the cleaning help refused to clean the hallway as the smell was so strong,” Lebow told Leafly, noting that his complaints didn’t bring the results he hoped for. “I tried with six different property managers over the course of sever
Leafly
added Jan 18, 2018 06:55
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[New York] Webster vape shop sued over exploding e-cig battery

Owen Atkisson, 21, claimed in his complaint that he sustained “severe and painful burns” when the lithium-ion battery in his Smoke-E Mountain-brand vaporizer suddenly blew up while he was using the product on Oct. 16, 2015. The battery in question was t
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 17, 2018 09:12
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[Florida] Firms Deserve $9M Fine For ‘Baseless’ Engle Suits: Report ($$)

A special master on Friday told a Florida federal court that it shouldn’t change a $9.1 million sanctions order against two law firms for filing and maintaining "baseless" tobacco lawsuits, saying the sanctions would compensate the public for the cost of
Law360
added Jan 18, 2018 07:09
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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
HalfWheel
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17
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Editorial: Kansas court must address Topeka tobacco measure

Her intentions, and those of council members who supported the ordinance, were well-founded. The best move, though, is for state lawmakers to consider such a resolution so the age restriction would be imposed statewide. That could include debate over th
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 16, 2018 03:28
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