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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., v. FDA: MOTION TO INTERVENE AS DEFENDANTS (PDF)

2. Public Health Intervenors Have Legally Protected Interests at Stake / 3. If Successful, Plaintiffs’ Action Would Impair Public Health Intervenors’ Interests / 4. Public Health Intervenors’ Interests May Not Be Adequately Represented by Defendants
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 02:56
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Leading Health Organizations Seek to Intervene in Defense of FDA Rule on E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In contrast to the current Administration’s actions, the DOJ in August 2016 strongly defended the FDA rule as essential to protecting public health in another case brought by e-cigarette manufacturers, Nicopure Labs, LLC v. FDA. On Friday, the judge rule
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 25, 2017 22:52
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SIX HEALTH GROUPS FILE MOTION TO INTERVENE IN FDA CIGAR LAWSUIT

In the motion to intervene, the parties have asked the court to name them as defendants in the lawsuit, arguing that the government is not defending the deeming regulations thoroughly. The motion cites recent delays, requested by the government as the ne
HalfWheel
added Jul 25, 2017 15:06
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[Canada] Six Nations cigarette maker sued in California

Becerra is seeking the unpaid escrow, civil penalties, legal costs and a court order to stop GRE from selling cigarettes, either directly or through an intermediary, to consumers in California until it has paid what it allegedly owes and proves it is in c
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 15:04
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[Florida] Prejudiced jury leads to new trial in Escambia County family's tobacco death case

An appeal decision handed down Monday remands a civil lawsuit between an Escambia County family and a tobacco company back to circuit court for a retrial. The family of Norman Lamar Danielson sued Philip Morris USA in 2007 after the smoker's death, which
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 25, 2017 15:00
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[Australia, India] DEMAIO: The global war on tobacco is far from over

Leaked internal documents from the tobacco giant, Philip Morris, offered additional insights into the appalling and progressively complex tactics used by industry to protect profits over population health; increasingly focused on the world’s poorest natio
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:24
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Lawyers Hope to Do to Opioid Makers What They Did to Big Tobacco ($$)

The legal front widening against makers of opioid painkillers has something in common with landmark tobacco litigation of the 1990s: attorney Mike Moore. As Mississippi’s attorney general in 1994, Mr. Moore filed the first state lawsuit against tobacco c
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 24, 2017 17:18
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Philippines' Duterte accepts Mighty Corp's $493 million tax settlement offer

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he was accepting Mighty Corp's 25 billion pesos ($493.15 million) tax settlement offer. Mighty has offered to pay the government 25 billion pesos, funded by selling its assets to Japan Tobacco, the worl
Reuters
added Jul 24, 2017 15:40
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[Michigan] Tribe Can’t Revive Claims In Mich. Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

refused Friday to reconsider his decision nixing some claims asserted by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in challenging state authorities taxing tribal tobacco products, reaffirming the legitimate reach of state tobacco taxes into “ceded” tribal land.
Law360
added Jul 24, 2017 15:39
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[Oklahoma] OSMA supports tobacco fee passed by legislatures

The Oklahoma State Medical Association, which is 4,000 doctors in the state, support the $1.50 tobacco fee. They're saying it's a public health benefit. The supreme court will hear from OSMA, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Ca
KOKH FOX25 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Jul 23, 2017 20:00
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