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Indiana attorney general defends state ATC against vaping product plaintiffs

Zoeller has announced that a federal judge has heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging Indiana regulations on liquid manufacturing used in electronic smoking devices....stating federal laws do not preempt its statute. Zoeller is representing state d
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 16, 2016 01:24
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[Illinois] LEACHMAN: Chicago Enacts New Ordinance: Old Tobacco Legislation Goes Up in Smoke

we don't realize the damage being done to our communities by legislating financial ruin for small businesses, which have been the backbone of the American economy. There is some optimism among critics that the ordinance will not be able to stand. Accordi
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Jul 6, 2016 02:00
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[Illinois] IWAN RIES & CO. LEADS LAWSUIT TO BLOCK CHICAGO TOBACCO TAX INCREASE

On Tuesday, a group led by historic Chicago cigar retailer Iwan Ries & Co. filed a legal challenge to the city of Chicago’s pending tobacco tax increase, asserting that the increase is in violation of state law. The store is joined by the National Asso
HalfWheel
added Jun 2, 2016 19:39
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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