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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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Judge says FDA can't use advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes, citing conflicts

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
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jul 21, 2014 23:21
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Lorillard Wins Ruling on Tobacco Panel Conflicts

Lorillard Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (RAI) won a court ruling that members of a U.S. advisory board on tobacco had conflicts of interest, leading the judge to order the panel reconstituted and to bar use of its report on menthol ...Leon said
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2014 20:32
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[UK] MPS DECLARE WIMBLEDON TICKETS

Wimbledon tickets and hospitality worth more than £13,500 given to MPs for this summer's tournament have been declared, official figures show. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman, shadow sports minister Clive Effor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2014 12:28
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FDA Gives Research Grants to Members of Tobacco Advisory Committee

Complaints have surfaced within the scientific community about FDA funding for research being conducted by members of the agency's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. In helping to support those efforts, the agency has chosen to reject "seve
AllGov.com
added Jul 17, 2014 09:51
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