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SIEGEL: Why are Altria and Reynolds American Supporting Increased Competition Against Cigarettes While Health Groups are Protecting Cigarette Profits?

have a vision of a transformed and much safer nicotine market, while the anti-tobacco groups are doing everything they can to preserve the current status of the market, where the most toxic consumer product known to mankind -- tobacco cigarettes -- contin
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:37

[Missouri] Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, KS, Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

Kansas City’s actions continue the growing momentum in support of raising the age of sale for tobacco products to 21. To date, Hawaii and over 100 cities and counties in eight states have raised the tobacco sale age to 21. This is a critical step to acce
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 20, 2015 16:29

Tobacco Companies Want Judge to Recuse Over Law Firm Ties

The tobacco companies first hinted that they might have a problem with Mehta’s assignment last month, when they filed a rare “notice of informational request” with the court. They asked the judge to explain Zuckerman’s relationship with the Campaign for
National Law Journal
added Nov 13, 2015 13:32

Tobacco Companies Want Judge to Recuse Over Law Firm Ties

Lawyers for six U.S. tobacco companies challenging the FDA’s regulation of product labels asked U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta this week to step down from the case. Their concern: Mehta’s former law firm, Zuckerman Spaeder, worked for anti-tobacco groups
National Law Journal
added Nov 13, 2015 02:26

Pennsylvania Tobacco Tax Increase: WIN for health, WIN for the budget

This solution is a triple-win: It's a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives; a financial win that will generate revenue for the state; and a political win that is popular with voters. Good luck finding that combination on other issues!
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2015 21:18

CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low in 2014 – Bold Action Needed to Address Disparities and Finish the Job

FDA must also fully exercise its authority to regulate tobacco products under a 2009 law. The White House should quickly issue a final rule extending the FDA’s authority to all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars, so the FDA can p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:52

HUD Proposal to Make Public Housing Smoke-Free Will Protect the Health of Children and Families

This rule will protect the health of public housing residents, including many children, elderly and people with disabilities who are particularly susceptible to the health effects of secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:44

The briefcase: Tobacco companies want judge to recuse himself

manufacturers are requesting that a federal judge recuse himself from their lawsuit that seeks a permanent injunction against the Food and Drug Administration to prevent implementation of new packaging guidelines. On Nov. 2, the manufacturers asked Judge
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2015 01:46

FDA’s Actions Show Pathway for Introducing New Tobacco Products is Feasible

the FDA’s action shows that the pathway established by the 2009 law for the introduction of new tobacco products is feasible and manufacturers can satisfy the public health standard set by the law. Some tobacco manufacturers, including e-cigarette manufac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:22


The Court previously was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP and has disclosed that, during that period, lawyers at the firm “provided legal counsel” to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (“CTFK”) “relating to the comments th
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 11, 2015 17:32
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