Texas challenged ordinances in Austin and Travis County that mandated mask coverings in an effort to combat the coronavirus.
A tobacco industry retailer association challenges San Diego’s flavored tobacco product sales restriction, arguing that the restriction is expressly and impliedly preempted by federal law.
Plaintiffs challenge the Department of Health and Human Services’ recently finalized SUNSET rule amending all department regulations (subject to limited exceptions) with expiration provisions and review protocols.
E-cigarette manufacturers and retailers challenged the deeming rule under the U.S. Constitution.
E-cigarette manufacturers and trade group challenged premarket review deadlines set by a federal district court in Maryland under the Administrative Procedure Act and on Constitutional grounds.
On September 3 and Sept 5, 2020, Fresh Farms submitted 22 Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On January 4, 2021, FDA issued a Refuse-to-Accept (RTA) action against Fresh Farms’ PMTAs. Fresh Farms challenged the administrative decision on February 3, 2021, in the 9th Circuit.
E-cigarette industry trade association and smoke shop challenges the County of Los Angeles’ flavored tobacco product ordinance, arguing that the ordinance is preempted by federal law and is unconstitutionally vague.
Industry challenges the FDA’s 2020 graphic warning label rule on First Amendment grounds.
Industry trade association challenges City of Palmdale’s flavored tobacco product sales restriction, arguing that the ordinance is expressly and impliedly preempted by federal law.
Public health groups successfully challenged FDA’s 2017 guidance indefinitely extending premarket review deadlines.