Wisconsin law would affirm that e-cigs are not tobacco

Written by Freddie Dawson || 15th March 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Wisconsin
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
A new proposal clarifying that use of e-cigarettes should be allowed indoors, and explicitly distinguishing it from tobacco smoking, has been approved by a senate committee in the Wisconsin state...

Imperial Tobacco’s patent suit: killer blow, or vain hope?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 13th March 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Companies
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing
Imperial Tobacco’s lawsuit in a California state court against alleged infringers of its patents on e-cigarette technology is a gamble without guaranteed success, but could still drag the sector into an intellectual-property war, according to...