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Big 3 tobacco manufacturers push forward on label lawsuit

The plaintiffs said in Friday’s motion that the FDA’s second substantial equivalent directive “disregards the clear statutory distinction between the regulation of tobacco products and regulation of tobacco product labels.” A new tobacco product must be
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 05:45
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RJR v. FDA: Opinion for the Court filed by Senior Circuit Judge WILLIAMS.

In sum, plaintiffs have not demonstrated that any of their three injuries is sufficiently imminent to confer standing. We therefore vacate the judgment of the district court for lack of jurisdiction and dissolve its injunction barring the use of the menth
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jan 18, 2016 04:10
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Judge Tosses Big Tobacco Request for His Recusal

"Although I generally knew that CTFK was a Zuckerman Spaeder client, I was not aware at the time the advice was given that the firm was advising CTFK in connection with the draft guidance," he said. And while CTFK naturally has an interest in t
Courthouse News
added Jan 17, 2016 15:40
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D.C. Judge Says Recusal in Tobacco Case Would Encourage 'Judge-Shopping'

If I accepted plaintiffs’ position, would a judge be required to recuse when her former law partner, unbeknownst to the judge while she was at the firm, lobbied Congress on behalf of a client in favor of a piece of legislation that is later challenged as
National Law Journal
added Jan 17, 2016 15:39
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DC Circ. Says FDA Menthol Study Didn't Harm RJ Reynolds ($$)

reinstated a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel and its study proposing a menthol cigarette ban, finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. hadn't shown actual or imminent harm from the report or the panel's inclusion of experts who have testified against tob
Law360
added Jan 16, 2016 13:34
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Appeals Court Reinstates FDA's Menthol Report

said that the plaintiffs lack standing because they must show an injury that is "actual or imminent, not conjectural or hypothetical" and that all three of their cited injuries did not meet that test.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 16, 2016 13:30
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Appeals court lifts injunction on menthol advisory report

The conflict cited was that Dr. Neal Benowitz, Dr. Jack Henningfield and Dr. Jonathan Samet had a financial relationship with pharmaceutical companies... Leon ruled that the FDA “erred in determining that the challenged members … did not have financial a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2016 13:28
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MO v. FDA: DOCKET Jan 13-15, 2016

REPLY to opposition to motion re 21 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment filed by AMERICAN SNUFF COMPANY, LLC, ITG BRANDS, LLC, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., R. J. REYNOLDS
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 16, 2016 00:04
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DC Circ. Says FDA Menthol Study Didn't Harm RJ Reynolds ($$)

reinstated a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel and its study proposing a menthol cigarette ban, finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. hadn't shown actual or imminent harm from the report or the panel's inclusion of experts who have testified against tob
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 23:55
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Big Tobacco Loses Legal Challenge To FDA Report On Menthol Cigarettes

a panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, overturned that lower court ruling because it found the tobacco companies lacked standing to even bring the case in the first place.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jan 15, 2016 23:02
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