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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13
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Florida judge rules Reynolds retains MSA payment responsibility for four sold brands

At stake is $78 million in MSA payments that Florida has been due since the June 2015 closing of Reynolds’ $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., Attorney General Pam Bondi said. Reynolds divested Kool, Salem and Winston, while Lorillard divested Ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 1, 2018 11:49
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[Africa, Kenya] Fifteen businessmen move to court seeking to quash ban on shisha

In a petition filed at the High Court on Friday, they claim that the Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopha Mailu did not act within his powers when he declared smoking of the product illegal. The businessmen argue that Dr Mailu failed to spell out the disease
The Standard (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:57
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha traders move to court to challenge Gov’t ban on commodity

The High Court has on Friday rejected a petition to lift the government ban on Shisha dashing the hopes of scores of Shisha lovers and businessmen who now claim the ban will cost them millions of shillings and cost jobs. The High Court however gave the
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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[Africa, Kenya] Court declines to suspend ban on shisha

Fifteen people, among them smokers, distributors, promoters and manufacturers filed an urgent application at the High Court to protest against the ban. They said the decision by the CS to ban the importation, sale, advertising and even promotion of shis
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Judge declines to lift ban imposed on use of shisha

The use of shisha remains illegal after a judge yesterday declined to temporarily lift the ban imposed by Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu. Justice John Mativo instead directed 15 applicants, who had sought orders to lift the ban, to file the main
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Kenya] Mailu ban on shisha not only illegal but hypocritical, dictatorial: Mutunga

Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has questioned the legality of the recent government ban on the importation, sale and use of shisha in the country....Mailu may have overstepped his mandate in announcing the ban which has received mixed reaction from Ke
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:25
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses dozens of complaints against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.

A federal judge in Albuquerque dismissed more than two dozen complaints against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. but allowed others to proceed. Scores of plaintiffs from at least a dozen states sued over “organic” and “additive-free” marketing claims for Natu
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 29, 2017 23:17
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Judge orders R.J. Reynolds to keep paying Florida millions

When Bondi filed the suit last January, she said Florida was already owed $45 million and could lose $30 million a year going forward. Gillen said until R.J. Reynolds has its obligation to pay Florida transferred to Imperial Tobacco Group, it must continu
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
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