DC Circ. Stay Allows FDA To Stop E-Cigarette Sales

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 7:22 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court temporarily stayed a district court order on Tuesday that barred the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from stopping electronic cigarettes from coming into the U.S., after the FDA brought an interlocutory appeal challenging the trial judge's decision.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit temporarily stayed the Jan. 14 preliminary injunction in order to give the court more time to mull the FDA's emergency motion for a more permanent stay pending appeal.

At issue is U.S. District Judge...
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