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FDA Menthol Study Didn't Harm Tobacco Cos., DC Circ. Told ($$)

[FDA] wants a D.C. Circuit panel to lift an injunction on an advisory report on menthol cigarettes that was co-authored by expert witnesses who testify against tobacco companies, telling the judges Wednesday that the companies have not shown they were inj
added Oct 8, 2015 09:58

Take 2 Of The Tobacco Product Substantial Equivalence Rule ($$)

Food and Drug Administration issued last month a second edition of its March 2015 Guidance “Demonstrating the Substantial Equivalence of a New Tobacco Product.”[1] Under the Tobacco Control Act, “new tobacco products” (i.e., products introduced to the U.
added Oct 7, 2015 13:39

[Asia-pacific] Natural American Spirit deal suggests less than gloomy tobacco brand valuations

The price seems high but could be an indication that tobacco brands with a strong presence in countries where the risks of plain packaging are relatively low can now be valued at something of a premium.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:51

[North Carolina] FDA expands hip-hop anti-tobacco message to Triad

The campaign includes a multiple digital element and outreach at local events that feature community speakers. FDA spokesman Michael Felberbaum said there are no specific events set for the Triad. He said local events in Charlotte and Raleigh included co
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 6, 2015 22:14

How the FDA is trying to keep ‘hip-hop’ teens from smoking

The "hip-hop peer group" is "often hard to reach," said Mitch Zeller, the FDA's top tobacco official, who oversaw the hard-hitting anti-tobacco "Truth" campaign during his tenure at the American Legacy Foundation in the early 2000s. Zeller said the "Fres
The Washington Post
added Oct 6, 2015 21:43

Online E-cigarette Vendors Engage Customers Using Popular Internet Tools

“We found e-cigarette vendors were highly engaged in promoting the culture of ‘vaping’ online, including posting images to Instagram, a social media site used by 52 percent of teens,” said Tim K. Mackey, PhD, UC San Diego School of Medicine assistant pro
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Oct 6, 2015 14:11

VIDEOS: FDA launches national public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among multicultural youth

“Fresh Empire” empowers teens who identify with hip-hop community to live tobacco free... The ads will air nationally for the first time in conjunction with the 2015 BET Hip-Hop Awards on October 13.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:33

FDA launches 'Fresh Empire' anti-smoking campaign aimed at young minority groups

The federal agency said Tuesday it will spend $128 million on advertising, events and local outreach as part of the "Fresh Empire" campaign, which aims to curb the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products among minority teenagers.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2015 12:29

[Florida] American Spirits [sic] Cig Makers Sued Over 'Natural' Claims ($$)

have been hit with a putative class action in Florida federal court for allegedly marketing the cigarettes as “natural,” “organic” and “100% additive free” in the most deceptive campaign of any major U.S. cigarette brand on the market.
added Oct 5, 2015 13:45

[Florida] CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT (PDF) the following relief against all Defendants:
Capital New York
added Oct 4, 2015 22:54
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