Posted: 5:45 pm Wed, May 8, 2013
By Daily Record Staff
Preemption of local tobacco regulation
BOTTOM LINE: State law occupies field of regulating packaging and sale of tobacco products, and thus impliedly preempted county ordinances regulating packaging, sale and distribution of cigars.
CASE: Altadis U.S.A., Inc. v. Prince George’s County, No. 85, Sept. Term, 2010 (filed Apr. 25, 2013) (Judges Bell, Harrell, Battaglia, Greene & ELDRIDGE ...
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