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Appeals court upholds FDA's right to use menthol cigarettes report

upheld the right of the[FDA] to use a report written by an advisory committee that concluded menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than non-menthol cigarettes...overturned an order by District Court Judge Richard Leon's that the report be
Reuters
added Jan 15, 2016 19:33
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Court overturns tobacco company victory over FDA on menthols

ruled that tobacco companies had no basis to challenge a Food and Drug Administration report on menthol cigarettes, which the industry alleged was written by experts with conflicts of interest.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 15, 2016 19:24
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In Victory for Health, Appellate Court Overturns Misguided Ruling Regarding FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee

a misguided lower court ruling that found three members of the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee had conflicts of interest – or just the appearance of conflicts of interest--and barred the FDA from using a March 2011 report on menthol c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 15, 2016 19:20
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Judge refuses to step down from tobacco companies' lawsuit

A federal judge has declined to recuse himself from a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies against the U.S. government over new regulatory guidance, saying his former law firm's work for an anti-tobacco group would not keep him from being impartial.
Reuters
added Jan 15, 2016 13:25
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Judge declines recusal request in tobacco lawsuit against FDA

A federal judge has denied a recusal request from the Big Three tobacco manufacturers involving their lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration. The manufacturers want a permanent injunction against the FDA to prevent implementation of new packagi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 14, 2016 20:57
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Philip Morris Can't Boot Judge From FDA Labeling Suit ($$)

called for U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta’s recusal in November because he was a partner at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP when it advised the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids regarding comments submitted to the FDA favoring the new requirements.
Law360
added Jan 14, 2016 18:54
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MO v. FDA: Portions of Administrative Record Cited in Plaintiffs’ Motion for Recusal and Memorandum of Law in Support of Recusal, Dec. 14, 2015

E Letter from James E. Dillard, III, Altria Client Services re: Docket No. FDA-2011-D-0147 (76 Fed. Reg. 55,927 (Sept. 9, 2011)) – Comments on the “Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff: Demonstrating the Substantial Equivalence of a New Tobacco Prod
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 16, 2015 06:13
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MO v. FDA: PLAINTIFFS’ NOTICE REGARDING PORTIONS OF ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD CITED IN THEIR MOTION FOR RECUSAL

Pursuant to this Court’s December 11, 2015 Order, Plaintiffs respectfully submit the portions of the administrative record cited in Plaintiffs’ Motion for Recusal and Memorandum of Law in Support of Recusal. ECF No. 25. Those materials are attached as Ex
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 16, 2015 06:07
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Tobacco Companies Want Judge to Recuse Over Law Firm Ties

The tobacco companies first hinted that they might have a problem with Mehta’s assignment last month, when they filed a rare “notice of informational request” with the court. They asked the judge to explain Zuckerman’s relationship with the Campaign for
National Law Journal
added Nov 13, 2015 13:32
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Tobacco Companies Want Judge to Recuse Over Law Firm Ties

Lawyers for six U.S. tobacco companies challenging the FDA’s regulation of product labels asked U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta this week to step down from the case. Their concern: Mehta’s former law firm, Zuckerman Spaeder, worked for anti-tobacco groups
National Law Journal
added Nov 13, 2015 02:26
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