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The London Report: UK-listed tobacco groups join slump

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands slumped after Philip Morris said sales growth had slowed for its heated tobacco pipe, which raised fresh doubts about whether the companies’ next-generation products can compensate for declining cigarette sale
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:42
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Is Amazon Above the Law? Amazon Champions the Sale of Counterfeit Consumer Goods

Why Is Amazon Advertising Itself as a Source for Counterfeit Products?
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:48
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Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes In Costa Rica

The company says the tax burden on cigarettes and the increase in illegal cigarette smuggling led to the closure of production in the country
QCOSTARICA.COM
added Apr 20, 2018 14:46
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[Netherlands] TOBACCO PRODUCER FINED FOR SPONSORING DUTCH STUDENT CLUBS

research reveled that JTI paid Dutch student associations to exclusively sell Winston and Camel brands in cigarette vending machines within the walls of the associations, according to the news wire. The NVWA investigation found that this was indeed the ca
NL Times (nl)
added Apr 20, 2018 00:10
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Missouri Talc Decision Could Signal Mass Tort Sea Change ($$)

found that the trial court lacked personal jurisdiction over Johnson & Johnson for the claims filed by Jacqueline Fox. ... — from asbestos and silica claims to tobacco, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation &mdash...
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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Crackdown on e-cigarettes coming, FDA chief says

Lawmakers on a House Appropriations subcommittee grilled FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about excessive use of e-cigarettes among youths... “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” sai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2018 19:00
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM LEGISLATORS TO Kevin Bums Chief Executive Officer JUUL Labs, Inc. (PDF)

Your company's popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation's efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth...Will your company commit to no longer selling JUULpods in flavors that clear
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:52
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why the rise in youth e-cigarette use may be worse than we think

“Many young people say they have not and will not use an e-cigarette but do say they have tried hookah pens, e-hookahs or vaping pens.” JUUL can now be added to the list. Since the product entered the market in 2016, it has quickly amassed more than hal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2018 17:56
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[Florida] DOLORES BALABAN, Petitioner, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Respondents: ON MOTIONS FOR REHEARING AND MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION PER CURIAM (PDF)

We grant respondents’ motions for rehearing... An evidentiary hearing is required in this case to examine the matters dealt with by Attorney Lima during his tenure at the Ferraro firm and the depth of his involvement. Disqualification of the Ferraro fir
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 19, 2018 17:24
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[Florida] Fla. Court Wants Hearing On Engle Firm Conflict Questions ($$)

Two tobacco giants will get another shot at addressing alleged conflicts at a plaintiffs firm handling Engle progeny cases that hired a lawyer who had previously done related work for one of the companies, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Fourt
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 17:19
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