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Altria Suit to Block New York Flavored Tobacco Ban Dismissed

Altria Group Inc. (MO)’s lawsuit challenging a 2009 New York City law banning the sale of flavored smokeless tobacco products except in tobacco bars was dismissed. U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon in Manhattan today rejected arguments by two Altria units, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Manufacturing and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Brands, that the law is preempted by the federal law that gave … Continue reading Continue reading

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