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The Seventh Circuit has ruled that Indiana’s law regulating the production of vape liquids for e-cigarettes imposes broad requirements on out-of-state manufacturers that are unprecedented and unconstitutional. more

Mar 13, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Gold Leaf Tobacco suffered heavy losses after being compelled to recall stocks from the market and destroy material after the Zimbabwean High Court barred the company from packaging and distributing cigarettes bearing the RG brand. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco companies won a small victory this August against the Food and Drug Administration in a lawsuit challenging FDA’s authority to require pre-clearance for tobacco products with changed labels or quantities. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 PM News

Diversified group ITC recently announced “progressive resumption” of production at its cigarette factories, which was suspended over the large pictorial warning issue. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

Major film studios recently filed court papers asking a judge to reject a putative class action that blames them for children becoming addicted to nicotine. more

May 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

A Dutch lawyer and lung cancer patient are planning to take tobacco companies to court for for producing cigarettes designed to turn people into addicts as quickly as possible. more

May 7, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Rajasthan High Court rules that graphic warnings on cigarette packs will have to cover at least 85% of the packaging on both sides of tobacco products. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

In a landmark ruling, a New York judge recently ruled that vaping is not smoking and the two words cannot be used interchangeably. New York currently bans smoking in most public areas. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

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Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM Products

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Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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