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[Oklahoma] Attorney General vows to defend state in tobacco lawsuit

Mike Hunter said he will defend the state after two major tobacco companies filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma challenging the constitutionality of a tobacco cessation fee. Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds filed suit with the Oklahoma Supreme Court over a
Red Dirt Report (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:42

[Oklahoma] Companies file lawsuit over new fee

Phillip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. along with two retailers, Hutches and Rogers Oil Company and wholesaler Stephenson Wholesale of Durant, among others filed the case on Wednesday. They allege the fee is unconstitutional because of when and
Woodward (OK) News
added Jun 9, 2017 22:39

FDA Sued Over Allowing ‘Natural’ To Be Part Of Cigarette’s Brand ($$)

saying the defendants violated federal law by allowing a tobacco company to use the word “natural” in the brand name and trademarks (Justin Sproule v. United States Food and Drug Administration, et al., No. 9:17-cv-80709, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 9, 2017 17:30

[Australia] Top WTO judge says trade dispute system is clogged up

is clogged up with big and complex cases, and the congestion is unlikely to clear soon...The largest WTO cases include... a four-country attempt to stop Australia's stringent anti-tobacco laws.
added Jun 9, 2017 17:19

Tobacco Companies Sue State Of Oklahoma Over Cigarette Fee

In the brief, plaintiffs argue the $1.50-per-pack cigarette fee, or the “Smoking Cessation Act,” “flagrantly violates” the Oklahoma constitution. The fee is scheduled to take effect in August, and would generate about $215 million per year for the state
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 14:56

Who Is Marc Kasowitz? Trump Defended By Personal Lawyer Following Comey Hearing

Kasowitz has also represented the owner of the Liggett Group, one of the largest tobacco companies in the United States. He represented Liggett against a class-action lawsuit about negative health effects of tobacco. He navigated a settlement for the com
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 9, 2017 12:39

[Oklahoma] UPDATE: AG comments on tobacco lawsuit

“As outlined in Title 74, it is the duty and responsibility of the office of the attorney general to defend the state against lawsuits and other legal matters. Just as the office has handled lawsuits challenging legislation in the past, we will move forwa
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Jun 9, 2017 12:38

Tobacco companies sue to block Oklahoma's new cigarette fee

If the Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down the fee, the result could be an instant multimillion-dollar hole in the state budget lawmakers adopted last month. In a brief filed Wednesday, R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued that the fee
The Oklahoman
added Jun 9, 2017 12:36

[New York] MORRIS: Smoking Bans Can Be Enforced Even Without a Smoking Gun

“The decision should not be taken to indicate that cooperatives and condominiums are off the hook for secondhand smoke claims,” the law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell stated. “[They] may still risk significant liability if they do not ban or strictly regu
Habitat Magazine
added Jun 9, 2017 12:20

Oklahoma City Tobacco companies suing Oklahoma to block new cigarette fee

to block the new cigarette fee passed in Oklahoma. ...R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued the fee is unconstitutional....The State passed a bill to add a $1.50 fee to a pack of cigarettes as part of the budget deal.
added Jun 8, 2017 18:23
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