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Florida Federal Judge Dismisses Counterfeit Tobacco Pipe Lawsuit ($$)

on July 7 denied a glass-pipe maker’s motion for default judgment in a copyright infringement suit and dismissed the suit without prejudice after finding that the plaintiff “lacks standing to pursue its federal claims” and the court lacks subject matter j
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:17
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[Illinois] Wrigley sues suburban vape firm that sells ‘Dbl Mint’ and ‘Joosy Fruit’ flavors, alleges trademark infringement

A lawsuit alleges Chi-Town Vapers has attempted to take advantage of the century old Wrigley brands by selling "Dbl Mint" and "Joosy Fruit" e-cigarette liquids online and at its Bensenville retail location.
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 18, 2017 02:44
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[Europe] The Ban on the Café Crème Brand Name in France Has Been Lifted

The French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget have issued an official notice annulling the ban issued in February 2017 against several brand names for tobacco products, including the Scandinavian Tobacco Group brand names Café Crème and Paradise (
Hugin (no)
added Jul 17, 2017 20:33
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Wrigley Sues Over 'Doublemint' E-Cigarette Liquid ($$)

Candy giant Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. has filed a trademark lawsuit over electronic cigarette liquids that mimic “Doublemint” and “Juicy Fruit,” citing a “growing concern” that flavored e-cigarettes are harmfully marketed toward children.
Law360
added Jul 17, 2017 20:25
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[Central America] El Salvador: BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS 2017 Investment Climate Statements Report

Most contraband cigarettes come in from China, Panama, and Paraguay and undercut legitimately-imported cigarettes, which are subject to a 39 percent tariff. According to ADES, most contraband cigarettes are smuggled in by gangs, with the complicity of Sal
US Department of State
added Jul 1, 2017 20:51
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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[Europe] Tobacco makers denounce ‘brand theft’ from plain packaging

has made industry executives furious and denounce “Brussels-led overregulation” that effectively leads to “brand theft”... European Commission, the World Health Organisation and public health NGOs who say branding restrictions are an effective tool to pre
EurActiv
added Jun 22, 2017 15:35
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[Africa, Nigeria] Federal Government launches 2 anti-tobacco ads

These adverts are aimed at raising awareness concerning lung cancer and health risk for second-hand smokers. The first advert states that 10% of the six million annual tobacco-related deaths are those of people who do not directly smoke a cigarette or us
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:13
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[Florida] Federal Judge Dismisses Trademark Infringement Suit Against Tobacco Shop ($$)

A federal judge in Florida on June 15 denied a pipe maker’s motion for default final judgment and dismissed the trademark infringement suit without prejudice because the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the suit (Sream Inc. v. Hookah, Tobacco And
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 19, 2017 21:18
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ARCHIVE: How CVS Won By Not Selling Cigarettes

the rebranding drove results. CVS found that 40% more influencers saw it as a leader in helping to improve overall health in 2015 compared with 2014. The company was listed as one of the most innovative and one of the most admired in various business publ
Advertising Age
added Jun 4, 2017 19:54
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