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B.C. Appeal Court orders province to give up data in smoking lawsuit

upheld a lower court order that Phillip Morris must have access to the raw data used by the province in 2001 when it launched its lawsuit against 13 tobacco companies, including Phillip Morris. The lawsuit seeks repayment of health-care expenses for trea
Canadian Press
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26

[Florida] Is tobacco bond cap repeal already dead for 2017 Session?

Legislation that would repeal the limit on the amount of money tobacco companies have to put up as appellate bonds could well be dead for the 2017 Legislative Session, which doesn’t even start till March 7. Legislative committees have already been meet
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26

Life Sciences Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

won the mid-trial dismissal of a suit claiming GlaxoSmithKline’s antidepressant Paxil causes birth defects, successfully challenged FDA guidance for R.J. Reynolds and led small biotech companies in major transactions, earning the firm a spot as one of Law
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26

FDA Issues Proposed Tobacco Product Standard for N-Nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products

On January 23, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a proposed tobacco product standard that would establish a limit of N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in finished smokeless tobacco products not to exceed 1.0 microgram per gram of tobacco (Prop
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 15, 2017 01:25

Tobacco Cos. Tell DC Circ. New Health Warnings Go Too Far ($$)

take issue with the lower judge deciding to keep the phrase “Here is the truth” in the preamble — which is then followed by facts and statistics regarding smoking — arguing that the phrase still violates the circuit’s past mandate by implying the companie
added Feb 14, 2017 19:53

New FDA Enforcement Stats Show Shifting Targets ($$)

Newly released statistics from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration show that enforcement was busier in 2016 for pharmaceuticals but was relatively quiet for medical devices, tobacco and biologics. FDA officials quietly published the annual numbers late
added Feb 14, 2017 11:03

Update on the challenge to the ban on snus – next step, the European Court of Justice

NNA has succeeded in its request to join the challenge against the ban on snus in the UK and the EU. The High Court agreed on 26th January that the challenge can be referred to the European Court of Justice. There were two issues before the court. Swe
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32

[Europe] NNA goes to the High Court to challenge the ban on snus

NNA is seeking to overturn the UK and EU ban on snus. Snus is a popular and effective harm reduction product which has helped thousands in Sweden and Norway to avoid the risks of smoking. As a result Sweden and Norway have the lowest rates of lung cancer
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32

[Florida] Jury Finds Smoker's COPD Time-Barred, Giving RJR A Win ($$)

a woman who died after smoking Winstons for decades should have known she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder before the 1990 cutoff for membership in the Engle class, even though she was not diagnosed until 1993. Totsie Fleming, born in 1932, smo
added Feb 11, 2017 00:57

[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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