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LAMMI: FDA Advisory Committee Not Rife With Conflicts Of Interest? -- "Please!" Quips Federal Judge

Judge Leon explained that they had a financial incentive not to make any recommendations that would compromise the lawsuits in which they would testify. On the product consulting work, the judge noted that any FDA regulation of menthol would likely inspir
Forbes
added Jul 24, 2014 22:10
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco and fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries

Managed funds held in ethical and sustainable investments grew by 51% in the past 12 months to more than $25bn, research shows. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia says the number of investors demanding to see their money invested respons
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:25
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Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03
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[Missouri] Jones blames reporting error for timing on tobacco company donation

State Rep. Caleb Jones hopes to defuse a potential issue for his campaign fund by amending his most recent report, filed Tuesday, that showed he received a check for $2,500 from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. the day before his committee voted to exempt electr
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 15:26
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GLANTZ: Judge Leon strikes again: His ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee is misguided and must be appealed

Judge Richard Leon, who has consistently ruled against the FDA on everything related to tobacco, is at it again, ruling that the FDA Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee is flawed. (Why does every tobacco case on the FDA end up in front of the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:04
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Court Ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee Is Misguided and Must Be Appealed

Justice Department should immediately appeal today’s misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest – or just the appearance of conflicts of in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:55
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Judge: FDA can’t use tobacco panel menthol report

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA’s ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2014 13:18
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UPDATE 2-US judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

Richard Leon ordered the FDA reconstitute the committee and barred the agency from using the panel's findings...Leon has sided with the tobacco companies in the past. In February 2012, he struck down the FDA's requirement that cigarette packaging carry la
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2014 11:45
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[UK] No further action for Plymouth MP who failed to declare financial interest

Oliver Colvile received tickets worth £1200 to the Chelsea Flower show from a Japanese tobacco company. But the Tory MP failed to refer to this when tabling a question about e-cigarettes, as required by the rules. He later apologised to MPs.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:55
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