Federal Judge Denies Tobacco Importer, Distributor’s Motion For Injunctive Relief

(March 11, 2016, 2:58 PM EST) -- FLORENCE, S.C. — A federal judge in South Carolina on March 9 denied a tobacco importer and distributor’s motion for a temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction or a stay against the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to enjoin administrative proceedings relating to its importation permit because it is not experiencing harm (Tobaccoville USA, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Treasury No. 4:16-cv-00424-RBH, D. S.C., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29877).

(Order available. Document #04-160316-006R.)

U.S. Judge R. Bryan Harwell of the...
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