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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Boost for tobacco brands as poll confirms consumers back fears over counterfeit impact of plain packaging

A nationwide survey carried out ...on behalf of the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA), has found that 81% of Malaysians believe that plain packaging would make it easier for counterfeiters to produce fake tobacco p
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:32
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[California] Federal Jury Awards Hookah Maker $2 Million In Knockoff Sales Suit ($$)

awarded a hookah maker $2 million after finding that a wholesale retailer was selling a copyrighted hookah without the maker’s permission (Kaloud Inc. v. Shisha Land Wholesale Inc., No. 2:15-cv-3706, C.D. Calif.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2016 20:58
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[California] Calif. Jury Awards $2M In Knockoff Hookah Case ($$)

A California hookah maker was awarded $2 million in statutory damages Wednesday by a jury that found that a small distributor willfully infringed the company’s trademark with knockoffs sold in a Southern California store in 2015. Kaloud Inc. brought a su
Law360
added Jun 12, 2016 16:07
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging gaining steam despite Australia disputes

"The tobacco industry has been getting ready for plain packaging for some time, conducting massive misinformation campaigns to block the measure," said Douglas Bettcher..."It is encouraging to see more and more countries defy the industry's tactics and i
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:03
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FDA faces lawsuits from cigar manufacturers on new regulations

The legal challenges to Food and Drug Administration regulations on tobacco products now include two from cigar companies. A subsidiary of Altria Group Inc., John Middleton Co. LLC, sued the agency May 26 for attempting to ban its “Black & Mild” brand na
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 7, 2016 13:17
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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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[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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[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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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Plain cigarette packaging an infringement against trademarks

We write as a coalition of 47 think-tanks, advocacy groups and organisations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:49
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