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[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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These Tobacco Companies Are Investing in Cannabis

But Imperial Brand’s new direction in board membership isn’t their only suggestive move. They also changed their name from Imperial Tobacco to Imperial Brand in 2015...Alliance One International bought 80% stake in Goldleaf Pharm Inc., a pot grow facilit
High Times
added Feb 25, 2018 17:11
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[Canada] Ban seductive brand names as part of the federal government’s plain packaging regulations for tobacco products

The Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control is applauding the French government’s decision to ban various tobacco brand names and, bolstered by the support of 200 Quebec organizations, is asking Canada’s Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to include the same
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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[USA] Federal Circuit Smokes Cuban Entity On Standing Issue

Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer's standing to pursue
Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Imperial Tobacco, has filed a suit in California against nine US e-cigarette makers, including the top three – Lorillard’s Blu Ecigs, NJOY and Logic – which together account for about 80 per cent of t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:02
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Altria Sues U.S. to Keep ‘Black & Mild’ Cigar Name

In a civil complaint filed with United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Altria argued the use of the word ”mild’” in Black & Mild doesn’t convey anything about health, risk or safety. Rather, the term describes ”taste and body.” Altri
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 26, 2016 22:42
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[Canada] Why Marlboro Country ends at the border

Marketers spend plenty of time defending their brands against copycats, but it is not often that a product copycats itself. That is what has happened in Canada for one iconic brand: Marlboro.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 6, 2012 15:16
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[Canada] Toronto doctors seek investors for nicotine inhaler

They have developed a device, called Nico-Puff (www.nico-puff.ca), which is an inhaler that looks and feels like a cigarette. But they say it is much safer than even the e-cigarettes that are becoming more popular.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:12
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“Philip Morris” hampers “Grand Tobacco” activity in Russia

the matter refers to the case currently examined in the Moscow Arbitration Court, where Philip Morris disputes the “confusing similarity” between its product with a trademark Marlboro and that of Ararat produced by Grand Tobacco.
Panorama.am (am)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:25
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[Florida] GLOBAL PREMIUM CIGARS, LLC., vs. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: COMPLAINT FOR VIOLATION OF A.P.A. AND RELATED CAUSES (PDF)

11. Plaintiffs’ trademark rights and accompanying copyrights, developed over the past several years, in their illustrative artwork will be diminished by the Deeming Rules. Specifically, the Deeming Rules will constitute an unlawful taking or otherwise
Global Premium Cigars
added Jun 5, 2016 18:18
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