Tobacco companies challenge California law barring sales of flavored tobacco products

Having lost a motion for a preliminary injunction in the lower courts, various tobacco companies are asking the Supreme Court to enjoin a California law banning the sale of flavored tobacco products from going into effect as scheduled on December 22. The companies argue that the federal Tobacco Control Act preempts the state law and that enjoining the stat law is in the public interest.

The request for an injunction is here. Th Hill reported on the filing here.

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