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FDA Sued Over Allowing ‘Natural’ To Be Part Of Cigarette’s Brand ($$)

saying the defendants violated federal law by allowing a tobacco company to use the word “natural” in the brand name and trademarks (Justin Sproule v. United States Food and Drug Administration, et al., No. 9:17-cv-80709, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 9, 2017 17:30
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LETTER from 51 Health Groups to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF)

As to e-cigarettes and related products, the record cited by the FDA in the May 2016 final rule, and the record cited by the government in the DOJ brief in support of its summary judgment motion in the Nicopure Labs case, make a compelling case for regu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:24
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JW v HHS Electronic Cigarettes Complaint 0831

Defendant has failed to: (i) produce the requested records or demonstrate that the requested records are lawfully exempt from production; (ii) notify Plaintiff of the scope of any responsive records Defendant intends to produce or withhold and the reas
Judicial Watch
added May 5, 2017 18:23
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Judicial Watch Sues over Records on Obama E-Cig Regs

filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OS
Judicial Watch
added May 5, 2017 18:22
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Trump fires surgeon general

“Today, Dr. Murthy, the leader of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, was asked to resign from his duties as Surgeon General...Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price "thanks him for his dedicated service to the nation."
The Hill
added Apr 22, 2017 23:37
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Tobacco Product Standard for N-Nitrosonornicotine Level in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products

(FDA) is proposing a tobacco product standard that would establish a limit of N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in finished smokeless tobacco products. FDA is taking this action because NNN is a potent carcinogenic agent found in smokeless tobacco products and i
Jurist.org (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
added Mar 11, 2017 15:27
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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17
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HHS Nominee Tom Price Targeted Panel That Urged Fewer Cancer Screenings

has embraced task force findings that recommend more treatment. In 2014, for example, he co-signed a letter to the HHS secretary and the Medicare administrator asking that Medicare expand its coverage for lung cancer screenings for smokers based on task f
ProPublica
added Feb 2, 2017 15:43
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Under fire, HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legal

The question was among the most antagonistic and personally hitting for Price, who had said earlier that his father had been a "Lucky Strike smoker from World War II" who died from emphysema. "I have no idea what stocks I held in the '90s or the 2000s or
CNN
added Jan 25, 2017 17:25
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KAPLAN: 6 questions for Rep. Tom Price, Trump’s nominee to lead HHS

As a congressman, Price tried to exempt the cigar industry from the new FDA rules that require premium, hand-rolled cigars to comply with the same testing and labeling requirements that smokeless tobacco and flavored must follow. The industry opposes th
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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