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[UK] INTA 2016: Food and alcohol ‘heading down same road’ as cigarettes, says BAT

A lawyer at tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT) has said alcohol and food deemed to be unhealthy are “going down the same route” as tobacco, in a discussion centred around plain packaging laws.
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:29
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[UK] Plain tobacco packaging

The matter is of such importance to tobacco manufacturers that two of the four applicants for judicial review have already said that they will seek permission to appeal. However, the principle behind the Regulations should be of concern to all owners of
Lexology (uk)
added May 25, 2016 03:15
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[Europe, UK] How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds

why had the cigarette giants not shared the vast amounts of data they had accumulated over more than half a century with their own expert witnesses?...he told Green. “Your lordship will remember the slave owners were compensated when slavery was abolished
The Observer (uk)
added May 22, 2016 15:10
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[UK] Tobacco firms vow to fight on against plain packaging following High Court defeat

But a spokesman for Dunhill manufacturer BAT claimed it was “by no means the final word on the lawfulness of plain packaging”, claiming the judgement “contains a number of fundamental errors of law”. JTI, the other company that plans to appeal, said: “T
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 20, 2016 14:20
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Lost Art Liquids LLC v. FDA and HHS (PDF)

Congress never intended to grant FDA the authority to regulate vaping products under the Tobacco Control Act. 8. Defendants’ have unlawfully, and in the absence of Congressional authority, enacted sweeping regulations that confuse and conflate c-liquid,
Shopify
added Jun 5, 2016 18:46
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[UK] British American Tobacco v Department of Health judgment (PDF) (386pp)

there had never arisen the remotest prospect of the common law compensating the former slave owners for the deprivation of their property. In The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 Parliament addressed the manumission of slaves in the colonies. This awarded co
Courts and Tribunals Judiciary (uk)
added Jun 3, 2016 17:48
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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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[UK] Tobacco Firms Lose Court Challenge Over Packaging

Mr Justice Green, who heard the case in December dismissed all grounds of the the challenge by four of the world's biggest firms. He said: "The regulations were lawful when they were promulgated by Parliament and they are lawful now in the light of the m
Sky News (uk)
added May 19, 2016 12:10
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[UK] Southampton tobacco firm plan to appeal plain packaging rule

TOBACCO giants including a 1,000-employee Southampton firm plan to appeal after losing a court battle to prevent the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. A ruling in the case brought by four of the world's biggest firms was given today by Mr
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added May 19, 2016 22:24
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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-UK court rejects Big Tobacco's appeal against plain packaging

BAT said the judgment contained a number of fundamental errors of law and the company was applying for leave to appeal the ruling, a spokesperson said. Japan Tobacco also said it intended to appeal but Philip Morris said it would not. Philip Morris sai
Reuters
added May 19, 2016 21:56
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