Industry challenges a local flavored tobacco product ordinance adopted by the City of Edina, Minnesota, arguing that the ordinance is preempted by the Tobacco Control Act.
African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council et al. v. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services et al. (2020)
Public health groups sue the FDA over its failure to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes.
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.
Tobacco Industry challenges the County of Los Angeles’ flavored tobacco product sales restriction, arguing the ordinance is expressly and impliedly preempted by federal law.
Cigar and pipe tobacco trade associations filed suit against the FDA, challenging the deeming rule as it applies to cigars and pipe tobacco. The suit is ongoing, but has resulted in a suspension of warning labels for cigars and pipe tobacco and the premarket review process specifically for premium cigars.
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.
Philip Morris USA Inc. and Sherman Group Holdings, LLC v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration et al. (2020)
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.