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[Illinois] 159-year-old tobacco shop alleges new city tax illegal

The self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the country has filed a motion for injunctive relief against the city, alleging a yet-to-be-enacted tobacco tax violates state law. Iwan Ries & Co., a 159-year-old purveyor of pipes and cigars at 19 S. Wabash,
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jun 2, 2016 11:00

[Florida] Judith Berger v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.: ORDER (PDF)

Because PM USA acknowledges that I have already rejected many of its arguments, I discuss most fully PM USA’s argument that federal law impliedly preempts Mrs. Berger’s negligence and strict liability claims.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 9, 2016 10:47

[Missouri] Campaigns submit tobacco, tax, marijuana initiatives

The Raise Your Hand for Kids campaign ... funded almost entirely by RAI Services Co., an arm of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....The Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, which executive director Ron Leone said will turn in about 160,
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added May 8, 2016 17:48

Prospects brighten for cigarette tax increase in Oklahoma

On Thursday, House Minority Leader Scott Inman said he was in discussions with Fallin and House and Senate Republicans to support the cigarette tax if it was tied to an expansion of Insure Oklahoma as envisioned under a plan drawn up by the Oklahoma Heal
The Oklahoman
added May 8, 2016 17:20

[Florida] Palm Beach can't ban smoking on local beaches

Officers were prepared to consider the prohibition after some residents complained about cigarette butts littering the shore and of the health hazards of second-hand smoke...But the idea was stubbed out after town officials learned that the state doesn’t
Palm Beach (FL) Daily News
added May 8, 2016 17:18

[Europe, UK] HERVEY: What the EU has done to take on Big Tobacco

The example of EU tobacco regulation is important for the UK referendum...If there is political will to go further in regulating tobacco than EU law requires, our government has the discretion to do so. But EU laws provide a public health baseline, which
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2016 21:48

[Europe] CJEU Rulings on Tobacco Products Directive Bring Additional Confusion

“It is regrettable that the Court has decided to endorse the proliferation of different regulations for the same product across the European Union”, said Vassilis Vovos, JTI’s Western Europe Regional President. “This ruling goes against a fundamental pur
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 4, 2016 17:07

[Asia, Europe] Tobacco Industry Loses Landmark Court Rulings in India & EU, Upholding Graphic Tobacco Warnings (and Other Health Measures in EU)

The India and EU rulings should embolden countries to move forward with implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as required by the international tobacco control treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 4, 2016 16:55

[Europe] ALTRIA/BAT v. The Secretary of State for Health: JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Second Chamber)

2. Article 13(1) of Directive 2014/40 must be interpreted as prohibiting the display, on the labelling of unit packets and on the outside packaging, as well as on the tobacco product itself, of any information covered by that provision, even if the i
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added May 4, 2016 14:43

[Washington] EDITORIAL: New vaping rules put state ahead of pack

This year, lawmakers took one of their boldest steps yet – one that puts them ahead of the curve nationally – by adopting a good package of regulations for the booming vape and electronic cigarette market. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign the bill. T
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Apr 7, 2016 18:00
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