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Tobacco Co. Suit Challenging TPSAC Members Can Proceed

Reynolds, Lorillard allege conflicts of interest
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 4, 2012 12:14
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Reynolds Suit Challenging FDA Panel Members Can Proceed

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. (LOR) (LOR) can proceed with a lawsuit that seeks to block U.S. regulators from using an advisory panel’s report because of its alleged conflicts of interest.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 1, 2012 16:06
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LORILLARD, INC., et al. v. FDA: MEMORANDUM ORDER (July 30, 2012) (PDF)

Finally, based on the facts currently in the record, I find that the Menthol Report Subcommittee and its writing groups5 are advisory committees under FACA because they “were organized, managed, and funded by FDA, consisted only of TPSAC members, and per
Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 2, 2012 16:54
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DC Circ. Tobacco Ruling Lets Marketing Limits Go Forward ($$)

The D.C. Circuit affirmed Friday that a 2009 law allowing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco companies does not wipe out court injunctions limiting the companies' marketing practices, a ruling that opens up the court-imposed restri
Law360
added Aug 12, 2012 16:38
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Federal Appeals Court Rejects Tobacco Industry Effort to Escape Corrective Actions for Violating Racketeering Laws

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today delivered a victory for public health by rejecting the tobacco industry's attempt to escape any corrective actions despite a judgment that they have violated civil racketeering laws and defrauded the Am
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2012 09:32
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[Illinois] Cigar smokers fuming over new regulations

Pending legislation in the House and Senate would amend the act to exempt premium cigars – defined as a cigar that is “wrapped solely in tobacco leaf, contains no filter, and weighs at least 6 pounds per 1,000 count” – from FDA regulation. If the new leg
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Jul 15, 2012 12:51
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HAMBURG: COLUMN-Protecting Americans from tobacco's damage-Margaret Hamburg

Much has been done since that day three years ago when the Tobacco Control Act was signed into law by the president in the White House Rose Garden. To the FDA, these achievements represent a solid foundation to build on. I have never been more confident
Reuters
added Jul 12, 2012 10:20
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Cigar smoking taking off among children

In reaction, the AMA passed policy to block legislation that would exempt flavored cigars from Food and Drug Administration oversight.
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jul 6, 2012 09:09
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Cigar products could go unregulated...

Tell your Representative that these candy flavored tobacco products cannot go unregulated:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:32
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Bill Exempting Cigars From FDA's Reach Gains Opposition

Roll Call magazine recently reported that Altria, parent company of Philip Morris and cigar manufacturer John Middleton, is opposed to the legislation, taking the position that all cigars should be regulated by FDA.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jun 18, 2012 09:40
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