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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Blunts Cigar Wrap Tax Rule ($$)

A Florida appeals court ruled Tuesday that a state agency’s memorandum outlining the taxation of whole leaf cigar wraps constituted an unenforceable rule, overturning an administrative law judge’s ruling.
added Nov 8, 2018 19:10

Florida Federal Judge Seats Jury, Begins Retrial Of Engle Case ($$)

A jury was selected on Oct. 29 in a third retrial of allegations that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. bear responsibility for the lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:08
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Michigan Appellate Panel Reverses Order Affirming Seizure Of Tobacco Product ($$)

A Michigan appellate court in an Oct. 23 unpublished opinion reversed a trial court’s order affirming the Department of Treasury’s seizure and forfeiture of a company’s tobacco product pursuant...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:07

Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Strikes Down Tobacco Ordinance ($$)

A local Rhode Island ordinance that requires stores selling tobacco to obtain a “dealer’s license” and pay an annual $100 fee was rejected as unconstitutional on Oct. 30...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05

Dismissal Of Claim Juul Misrepresents Nicotine Levels Denied In California ($$)

In an Oct. 30 holding, a California federal judge found that purported class claims that JUUL Labs Inc. misrepresents the amount of nicotine in its electronic cigarettes are...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:04

[Kentucky] Farmer Charged With Fraud Scheme Against Federal Crop Reinsurer ($$)

The U.S. government in a Nov. 1 indictment filed in a Kentucky federal court accuses a farmer of fraudulently submitting statements to a government agency that reinsures his...... rented farmland in Kentucky and produced tobacco, among other crops. From
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:03

[Kentucky] Farmer Seeks Later Trial Date Over Charges Of Fraud On Crop Insurance ($$)

Citing a “large volume of discovery,” a farmer accused by the U.S. government of submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies on Nov. 2 asked a...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:02

[California] Juul must face lawsuit over e-cigarette nicotine potency - judge

partially rejected Juul’s argument that the federal Tobacco Control Act preempted the plaintiffs’ claims that its advertising and labeling violated various states’ laws.
added Nov 7, 2018 18:57

[Washington] 9th Circuit Won’t Rehear $58 Million Tribal Tobacco Company Tax Case ($$)

on Oct. 22 denied rehearing en banc of its affirmance of a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 18:22

[California] Los Angeles City Attorney Files Injunctions Against E-Cigarette Companies

law enforcement officials have long been suspicious of how electronic cigarettes are marketed, and last week Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed injunctions against three e-cigarette companies: Los Angeles–based VapeCo and its parent company, NEwh
LA Weekly
added Nov 6, 2018 16:56
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