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Big Tobacco Fires on New 'Draconian' FDA Rules

Although disguised as "guidance," the FDA rule described in the complaint as the "SE directive" imposes legal obligations that manufacturers must follow or face penalties, including seizure of an entire product line, they continue. "Moreover, b
Courthouse News
added Apr 17, 2015 23:38


An article Wednesday on Page B1 did not provide a precise description of the labels involved in the Big Three tobacco manufacturers' lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration. The combined lawsuit filed by Altria Group Inc., Lorillard Inc., and Re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2015 14:05

U.S. FDA sued for Mandating Pre-Approval of Labeling Changes for Tobacco Products

tobacco companies said that the FDA is already going beyond its authority by issuing the guidelines. And a required FDA-authorized labeling changed will only make a product unique in the market – something like changing its brand name. In the lawsuit fil
Daily Times Gazette
added Apr 16, 2015 10:48

Big Three sue over packaging labels

They want a permanent injunction against the FDA for implementing the guidance it issued March 4. The FDA plans to broaden its power of prior restraint on the companies’ marketing communications, foremost by saying its approval is required for changes to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 15, 2015 18:24

Tobacco Companies File Suit Against FDA Over Label Regulations

"We disagree that FDA's new requirements that manufacturers must obtain agency authorization before changing certain product labels when the actual physical tobacco product remains exactly the same," said Brian May, an Altria spokesman. "We're asking the
Dow Jones Newswires
added Apr 15, 2015 10:10

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over Label Guidance ($$)

The companies, which include R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co., say the FDA issued guidance in March that effectively asserts a broad power of prior restraint over their marketing and labels prohibited by the First Amendment and despite
added Apr 15, 2015 08:35

U.S. Tobacco Companies File Suit Against FDA Over Label Regulations

FDA in March issued an update regarding new tobacco products and said changing the background color of an existing product from green to red, changing its logo or adding words such as “premium tobacco” would make it a new product requiring agency approval
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 15, 2015 08:32

SOTTERA, INC., doing business as NJOY, Appellee v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Appellants: Rehearing En Banc Denied Jan. 24, 2011.

unless a product derived from tobacco is marketed for therapeutic purposes, the FDA may regulate it only under the provisions of the Tobacco Control Act. Accordingly, because NJOY's electronic cigarettes are derived from tobacco, I join my colleagues
Tobacco Control Laws (CTFK)
added Apr 1, 2015 11:35

These Stores Were Busted For Selling Cigarettes To Kids

The FDA cited thousands of retailers for selling tobacco to minors last year, including British Petroleum, Walgreens and 7-Eleven. Here are the biggest offenders
added Jan 23, 2015 13:33

Wendell Ford, Democratic governor and senator from Kentucky, dies at 90

mounted an opposition to the tobacco tax that was proposed to underwrite the Clinton administration’s ill-fated health-care plan...opposed regulation of tobacco by the [FDA]... “A lot of kids in our state can go to college because they have an acre of tob
Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40
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