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Bouchard: Tobacco Company Still Responsible for Florida Settlement Payments

The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of ci
Law.com
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses several lawsuits against Natural American Spirit

A federal judge in New Mexico has approved dismissing at least 26 complaints against a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary related to how its Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarette brand has been marketed to consumers. However, Judge James Bowman
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2017 15:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: February 20, 2018

Such investors are encouraged to join this case by visiting the firm's site: http://www.bgandg.com/pm. This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act o
PR Newswire
added Dec 26, 2017 16:09
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6236: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS, Dec 15, 2017

the parties respectfully move the Court to enter the attached (proposed) scheduling order, requiring the parties to file by January 12, 2018, a (proposed) Consent Order for websites and onserts or a further status report.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2017 01:31
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 12/15-19/2017

6237 ORDER granting 6236 the parties’ consent motion for scheduling order and joint status report regarding corrective statements. The parties shall submit on or before January 12, 2018, an agreed upon (proposed) second superseding consent order for websi
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2017 01:12
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PTAB Upholds E-Cig Patent In RJ Reynolds Challenge ($$)

Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Tuesday upheld the asserted claims of a Fontem electronic cigarette patent in an America Invents Act inter partes review, saying R.J. Reynolds failed to persuade the board that the claims were obvious over prior art.
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 16:44
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MVP: Weil’s Michael Aiello ($$)

Aiello said a highlight of his transactional work was his representation of tobacco company Reynolds American Inc. in its $49 billion sale to British American Tobacco PLC.
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 16:24
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[Asia, India] Apex court to hear today plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear today itself a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which quashed the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of packaging space.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:17
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