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FDA Can't Compel New Tobacco Co. Warning Labels Yet ($$)

Cigar and pipe-tobacco makers received a reprieve Thursday from a looming deadline for the placement of new, larger health warnings on packages and ads when a federal judge, citing a recent Supreme Court decision, halted the U.S. Food and Drug Administrat
Law360
added Jul 8, 2018 02:42
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. [FDA], et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM OPINION (PDF)

this court believes that Plaintiffs are entitled to a full hearing before an appellate court without the specter of a warnings regime going into effect that might ultimately be found to run afoul of the First Amendment. Accordingly, the court enjoins De
HalfWheel
added Jul 8, 2018 02:01
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. [FDA], et al., Defendants: MEMORANDUM OPINION (PDF)

this court believes that Plaintiffs are entitled to a full hearing before an appellate court without the specter of a warnings regime going into effect that might ultimately be found to run afoul of the First Amendment. Accordingly, the court enjoins De
HalfWheel
added Jul 8, 2018 02:01
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MALONE: Will medical researchers turn away Big Tobacco's billion-dollar Trojan horse?

leaders and researchers in the field need to protect the public as well as their integrity and their professional standing by asking questions as tough about their prospective funders as their planned lines of study.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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[Florida] Miami smoke shops are selling county-themed paraphernalia. Enter the lawyers.

Miami-Dade County's government has not endorsed any electric smoking device aimed at "dabbing" — slang for vaporizing marijuana oil to deliver a more intense high. Arguing that fact wasn't clear, a county lawyer in May sent a stern letter to Kendall's
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 7, 2018 13:57
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[Australia] FICKLING: Recruiting Smoking's New Suckers Just Got Harder

The argument most commonly made against the Australian rules is that they haven’t made a difference. That doesn’t stand up to a lot of scrutiny: Studies supporting that claim have either been based on non-public data that can’t be checked, or commission
Washington Post
added Jul 6, 2018 02:34
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WTO Panel Upholds Australia Plain Packaging Policy for Tobacco Products

The dispute ruling itself, issued on Thursday 28 June, numbers nearly 900 pages, and involves one of the most high-profile WTO cases seen in recent years. It has also highlighted the relationship between public health, trade, and intellectual property ri
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:02
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[Australia] What the WTO decision on plain packaging means for developing countries

While the findings did not come as a surprise, the strong words on health benefits did. And although the decision could face an appeal, legal experts believe this ruling provides developing countries with the confidence that the plain packaging battle is
Devex
added Jul 5, 2018 16:37
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[Nebraska] DC Circ. Says ATF Can Inspect Tribal Cigarette Cos.’ Records ($$)

upheld a ruling that four cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying that being owned by a tribe doesn’t shield tribal companies from fe
Law360
added Jul 4, 2018 05:02
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[Australia] Aussie gov't losts almost 30 mln USD in six-year tobacco fight: documents

Costs to defend its world-first plain packaging laws were kept secret from Australian taxpayers, but the documents say the total figure was 38.9 million Australian dollars (28.8 million U.S. dollars). In 2017, the court ordered tobacco giant Philip Morr
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2018 04:53
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