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Reynolds, ITG square off in dispute over payments to Florida for health-care expenses related to smoking

ITG Brands LLC is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an attempt to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands. As part of Reynolds American Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 13:56
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ITG Brands Sues RJ Reynolds In Chancery Over $7B Cig Deal ($$)

launched a lawsuit in the Delaware Chancery Court aimed at halting an action R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. filed in Florida connected to its $7 billion sale of four well-known cigarette brands, arguing any claims from that deal belong in the...
Law360
added Feb 22, 2017 17:20
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[China] Crede Dismisses Claims in Lawsuit Against 22nd Century

Crede CG III, Ltd. has dismissed claims against the Company in the on-going litigation related to a terminated China joint venture. Crede filed the lawsuit in the wake of the Company’s decision to terminate a failed China joint venture arrangement with Cr
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2017 17:15
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A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from [ATF]...racketeering lawsuit brought by a collective of tobacco farmers who say they we
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 16:28
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[UK] Big Tobacco sets stage for alcohol to defend brands

December, the government advisory board Public Health England proposed extending plain packaging to alcohol. With so much of the value of a product tied up in external features, from the curves of a champagne bottle to the punk labels of craft beer, the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:07
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Reminder: Cigar Warning Statements and Warning Plans

Among the regulatory provisions made applicable to cigars, were requirements related to the inclusion of health warning statements on packaging and advertisements. These warning statement requirements must be implemented pursuant to a warning plan approve
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 22, 2017 03:43
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN has right to information on tobacco incentives, court affirms

In a letter titled Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act with specific reference to the tax benefit(s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
EnviroNews Nigeria (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN files legal action against customs over tax incentives given to tobacco companies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has filed a suit against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the agency’s refusal to honour its request to provide information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] Enforcement of 85pc pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Representatives of various civil society organizations have urged the relevant bodies to act quickly in implementing the new tobacco control rules as early as possible, without any revision. National Coordinator, Coalition for Tobacco Control – Pakistan,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:54
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[Africa, Kenya] Tobacco groups want smoking zones upgraded

While reacting yesterday to last Friday’s Court of Appeal ruling that upheld the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, civil society organisations championing tobacco laws said the smoking zones in Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru do not meet World Heal
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:32
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