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[California] E-Cig Users Swing, Miss With 2nd Class Cert. Effort ($$)

denied class certification Tuesday for a second time — by a second California federal judge— in their suit accusing NJOY Inc. of falsely marketing its e-cigarettes as a safe alternative to tobacco, failing again to show that they could calculate damages o
added Feb 4, 2016 17:32

GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS, PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., LORILLARD: Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (PDF)

earlier order granting rehearing en banc is therefore VACATED. As a majority of the judges of this Court in active service and eligible to hear it have voted in favor of granting rehearing en banc, it is ORDERED that this case will be reheard en banc
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added Feb 4, 2016 17:29

[Asia-pacific] TPP Partners' Letter to Congress (PDF)

Our organizations believe that protecting the right of TPP countries to implement nondiscriminatory tobacco control policies to protect the health of their citizens free of direct tobacco company challenges is critical, and that is exactly what the TPP
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2016 21:56

[Asia-pacific] 35 Health Groups Urge Congress to Support Trans-Pacific Partnership Provision Protecting Health Measures from Tobacco Industry Attacks

“The provision will protect the rights of current and future TPP participating nations to adopt public health measures that reduce tobacco use without fear of facing lengthy and expensive trade disputes initiated by tobacco companies. Our organizations c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2016 21:53

[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] As Signing Nears, Froman Offers Glimpse Of TPP Strategy ($$)

Froman on Tuesday sketched out his office’s plans to sell the deal to lawmakers, who have criticized its provisions on banking data, drug protection and tobacco regulations. Froman said this week’s signing in New Zealand...
added Feb 3, 2016 21:48

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Concerned community groups call for independent assessment of Trans-Pacific trade deal

unions and public health groups, are calling for an urgent independent review..."In a way, the tobacco exception proves that, because to really exclude something, you'd need to do what they did with tobacco [explicitly state tobacco control laws cannot be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 3, 2016 20:43

[Florida] 11th Circ. Will Still Rehear Engle Case After Judge's Recusal ($$)

Chief Judge Ed Carnes discovered that he may be recused and, “in an abundance of caution,” removed himself from the proceedings, vacating the Jan. 21 decision. However, after a revote, the 10 remaining circuit judges again granted rehearing en banc, accor
added Feb 3, 2016 14:57

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47

[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. GLORIA BOWDEN: Opinion filed February 2, 2016. An appeal from the Circuit Court for Duval County. (PDF)

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added Feb 3, 2016 14:16

[Asia, Bangladesh] High Court issues rule for ban on public smoking

The High Court has issued a rule asking why it should not order the government to take necessary steps for banning smoking in public places according to the existing law. (bd)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:21
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