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Obama Take 2: Tobacco, Obesity Key in Second Term

The FDA will launch a media effort later this year aimed at preventing childhood tobacco use. It should complement a similar effort already underway by the CDC.
MedPage Today
added Jan 22, 2013 12:31
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Altria Sues U.S. to Keep ‘Black & Mild’ Cigar Name

In a civil complaint filed with United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Altria argued the use of the word ”mild’” in Black & Mild doesn’t convey anything about health, risk or safety. Rather, the term describes ”taste and body.” Altri
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 26, 2016 22:42
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Court denies rehearing on cigarette warnings

An appeals court on Wednesday denied the federal government's request to reconsider a decision blocking a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 5, 2012 19:16
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Waxman Letter to DHHS on the substitution of cigarettes and RYO tobacco for cigars and pipe tobacco to avoid FDA regulation (PDF)

The internal company documents show that tobacco manufacturers are manipulating existing products and introducing new products to avoid Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and higher federal tax rates.
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 8, 2012 19:56
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Ranking Member Waxman Releases New Tobacco Documents And Calls on FDA to Protect Youth by Closing Tobacco Loopholes

Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg describing new tobacco industry documents that show tobacco companies are manipulating their products to exploit regulatory and tax loop
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 7, 2012 15:02
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Miami cigar company joins Altria in suing FDA

Global Premium Cigars LLC of Miami sued the FDA on Wednesday over how the rules affect trademarked and copyrighted artwork on its cigar boxes. The rules require labels that could constitute up to 30 percent of the box.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 10, 2016 12:20
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E-Cigarettes less harmful than traditional cigarettes?

According to a spokesman for NJOY Inc., the funding will be used “for marketing, clinical trials, research and development, and international expansion.” Craig Weiss, CEO of NJOY said, “After lengthy study, Sean and I are convinced that NJOY will contin
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:53
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The Most Shocking Anti-Smoking Campaign Yet

Cigarette smoking is waning, though, with Altria reporting a 0.2% decline in shipment volume in 2012. Reynolds American saw a 2.3% drop while Lorillard experienced a 1.4% falloff in shipment volumes. Overall, the industry saw a 2.3% decline. So while th
Motley Fool
added Mar 30, 2013 19:40
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[North Carolina] E-cigs shifting from ‘fad’ to ‘here to stay’

The mainstreaming of electronic cigarettes to consumers is picking up speed, with Lorillard Inc. reported $61 million in sales for fiscal 2012 and capturing 30 percent of the market share, even though it has been in the category less than a year.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2013 11:53
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JOHN MIDDLETON COMPANY LLC v. FDA/DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Categorically banning the word “mild” and extinguishing Middleton’s BLACK & MILD® trademark violates not only the TCA and the APA, but also the Constitution. The First Amendment protects trademarks and brand names. A per se ban on certain words in a tra
Amazon CloudFront
added May 28, 2016 02:01
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