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JOHN MIDDLETON COMPANY LLC v. FDA/DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Categorically banning the word “mild” and extinguishing Middleton’s BLACK & MILD® trademark violates not only the TCA and the APA, but also the Constitution. The First Amendment protects trademarks and brand names. A per se ban on certain words in a tra
Amazon CloudFront
added May 28, 2016 02:01
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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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[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] Cannabis Companies Prepare Their Brands for Canadian Legalization

When the legislation arrives this summer, it will turn Canada into the first G7 nation to fully legalize the sale and use of cannabis for recreational purposes. It's a change which will vastly expand the Canadian cannabis industry, which is currently limi
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2018 01:05
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[Armenia, Canada, Russia] Grand Tobacco cleared of any wrongdoing in Philip Morris lawsuit

The Armenian-Canadian Grand Tobacco Company had addressed the State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition of Armenia stating they encountered obstacles in selling their products in Russia.
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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[France] Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: French Authorities May Ban the Use of the Brand Name Café Crème for Cigars

According to French media, the French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget are expected to announce in the near future that they consider the use of Scandinavian Tobacco Group`s Café Crème brand name for cigars to be a violation of the French Public
GlobeNewswire
added Jan 31, 2017 19:43
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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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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[Montana] Welcome to Marlboro Country: Philip Morris Stakes a Last Claim in the West

The iconic cowboy disappeared from television decades ago. But with the help of a Montana dude ranch, the cigarette company is keeping his legend alive.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 21, 2013 12:37
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[Australia, Uruguay] Treaty Shopping: How Philip-Morris Cherry-Picked Worst Case BITs

a closer look reveals a broad collection of older treaties that do not contain exceptions in modern treaties that could have avoided this situation. As a multinational-enterprise, Philip-Morris has attempted to evade these exceptions by going through sub
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Dec 3, 2012 00:04
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