Category: Litigation

UK challenge to snus ban

UK challenge to snus ban

| January 26, 2017

The EU bans the sale outside Sweden of snus, probably the least risky form of tobacco, while allowing the sale of cigarettes, probably the deadliest form. That ban is being challenged in the UK.

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Jury rules in Engle case

Jury rules in Engle case

| December 22, 2016

A jury in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida has ruled in favor of Mary Faricy Pardue in a case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA.

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Plain packs challenge faltering

Plain packs challenge faltering

| December 20, 2016

A challenge that was mounted in the UK against the government’s imposition of standardized tobacco-products packaging seems to be running out of steam.

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Plain packs ruling ‘disappointing’

Plain packs ruling ‘disappointing’

| December 1, 2016

British American Tobacco is considering its options after the loss of a court appeal against the UK government’s plan to impose standardized cigarette pack requirements.

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PMI dispute ruling favors Uruguay

PMI dispute ruling favors Uruguay

| July 11, 2016

Philip Morris International has accepted a ruling made against it by an international investment disputes tribunal and says that it is no longer a party to any investment protection claims.

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Relief over e-cigarettes ruling

Relief over e-cigarettes ruling

| February 18, 2016

The future of electronic cigarettes in Sweden is a little more secure following a court ruling that saves them from being subjected to regulatory oversight as pharmaceutical products.

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