Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Preemption 1,541 headlines found

12 Views

Missouri Veto Lays Bare Growing Debate Over Electronic Cigarettes

But Nixon said the issue wasn’t quite that simple. In a letter to the secretary of state, the governor said he would support a straight ban for minors but could not accept parts of the bill that would have prevented e-cigarettes from being regulated like
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:17
12 Views

Scott Wexler

1997 Jan 7: Report for Philip Morris, says: Without question, Wexler and the Empire State Restaurant & Tavern Association are the Program's strongest allies in New York. Whatever opportunity is presented to the association, they make the most of it. Wex
ScienceCorruption.com
added Jul 22, 2013 05:56
12 Views

[Florida] Lauderhill's smoking ban goes up in smoke

A proposed smoking ban in city parks was snuffed out last week after officials realized they would be violating state law. "You don't want to start trying to enforce an ordinance that's not lawful," City Attorney Earl Hall said.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 15, 2013 17:43
12 Views

Big Tobacco-Backed Lawmakers Take Down Oklahoma's Anti-Smoking Bill

“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14
12 Views

[Virginia] Va. Senate approves bill to ban smoking on beaches

Virginia’s Senate has approved legislation that would permit localities to tell smokers to butt out at public beaches. Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, said his SB 1253 was inspired by Virginia Beach civic league fed up with the sight of cigarette detritu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 4, 2013 22:36
11 Views

[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. FLORENCE MONROE, Respondent: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. preempted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress’s intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the Uni
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:26
11 Views

[Florida] Fla. Court Upholds $12M Punitive Damages In Tobacco Case ($$)

upheld a $12.3 million punitive damages award Friday in a suit by a woman whose mother succumbed to smoking-related ailments, ruling that the cap on punitive damages passed by the Florida Legislature in 1999 does not apply to Engle progeny plaintiffs.
Law360
added Sep 18, 2017 05:14
11 Views

Florida Supreme Court: Federal Law Does Not Preempt Engle Progeny Claims ($$)

Florida Supreme Court on April 6 affirmed trial court’s judgment in favor of an Engle progeny plaintiff after answering a certified question from a lower appellate court finding that federal law does not preempt negligence and strict liability claims beca
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15
11 Views

[California, Illinois, New York] IN RE FONTEM US, INC. CONSUMER CLASS ACTION LITIGATION: PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION OR RECONSIDERATION . . . (PDF)

Plaintiffs respectfully submit that clarification is necessary to address an internal contradiction in the Order concerning preemption by the FDA’s Final Rule Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as Amende
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 24, 2016 00:53
11 Views

Tobacco Companies Claims Ruled Not Up to Snuff

A company’s ability to contest in federal court what it views as unfair oversight by a federal government regulatory committee is still subject to obstacles posed by the “standing doctrine” by which access to the courts is limited to cases and controvers
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines