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Smoking three packs of cigarettes a day does not prevent a heart attack from being considered as a work-related accident
  • Garrigues
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

Supreme Court case law assumes that cardiovascular damage is a work-related accident, due to the fact that stress from work often triggers or

Bill S-5: Canada Prepares to Introduce Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • January 23 2017

In 2012, Australia became the first country to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes. Several countries have since followed suit, and many more

Court Strikes FDA Preapproval for Tobacco Product Labeling Changes
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

Court holds that FDA guidance cannot require preapproval for label modifications to existing tobacco products, but can require preapproval for

Follow Up on Effective Dates of New Rules on E-Cig Advertising
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

In recent days, there have been a number of broadcast trade press articles about new regulations that have gone into effect for e-cig advertising. We

The FDA Faces Challenges to its New Regulations for E-Cigarettes
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

We recently reported that the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a final ruling regarding the regulation of electronic cigarettes

Tobacco and Smoking Products - How New Rules on the Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco Products, E-Cigarettes and Herbal Cigarettes Will Affect Retailers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

New UK regulations governing tobacco products and e-cigarettes came into effect on 20 May 2016. Retailers will not be able to sell non-compliant

TTAB Finds 1.0, 1.25, and 1.5 Generic For Cigarette Rolling Papers
  • Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, PC
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

The Board issued a 98-page opinion in this consolidated opposition and cancellation proceeding, commenced in 2003, involving Defendant's marks 1.0, 1

E-cigarettes - where are we now? Update
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 14 2016

E-cigarettes have become ever more popular since they first appeared on the market in 2007, and regulators have struggled to keep up. There has been

New Federal Advertising Rules on E-Cigs and Other Tobacco Products Adopted - To Become Effective within Two Years
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

E-Cigs and vape shops have become a new advertising category for many broadcast stations over the last few years. Unlike ads for cigarettes, little

E-cigarettes: part of your workplace smoking ban?
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

Most employers, either on their own initiative or in response to state or local laws banning smoking in the workplace, have already banned the use of