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So when you look back on what you did what has been the impact? Mike Moore: We reduced smoking rates to a place that nobody ever thought was possible. So the number one cause of death in America has been reduced dramatically. That’s pretty powerful. “The
On the main appeal, we reverse and remand with instructions for the trial court to vacate the punitive damages awards, but affirm on all other issues. On the cross-appeal, we reverse and remand with instructions for the trial court to reinstate the e
A Florida appeals court on Wednesday vacated $650,000 in punitive damages in a jury verdict against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris but affirmed $5.4 million in compensatory damages granted to a…
Plaintiffs are concerned about the impending November 8, 2019 deadline for reporting of harmful and potentially harmful constituent (“HPHC”) testing for all cigars and pipe tobacco. . . . With regard to the substantial equivalence and premarket review pro
MINUTE ORDER. Briefing on the unresolved counts in this matter is deferred until at least January 14, 2019, on which date the parties shall file an additional Joint Status Report that proposes a schedule for further proceedings, if appropriate. Signed by
Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will be at the [FDA] Law Institute Enforcement Conference on December 12-13…Perhaps the FDA will elaborate on its recently-announced policy changes with the stated intention of deterring youth access to
the motions ask for, among other things, the FDA to vacate costly user fees and set aside the warning label requirements scheduled to go into effect on August 10, 2018. Two lawyers, Michael Edney, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Mark Raffman, a p
attorneys for the cigar trade groups—Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers’ Association (IPCPR)—have asked FDA to delay its Nov. 8, 2019 deadline for the submission of data r
Cigarette sales on the Winnebago Indian Reservation can still be regulated in some ways, even though tribal reservations are considered sovereign territory, attorneys for the State of Nebraska argued Monday in federal district court in Omaha.
The Florida 13th Circuit Court jury needed about 90 minutes to conclude Loretta Ellis did not suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, caused by more than 50 years of smoking. Ellis, 82, died in 2010. Her son, George, along with three