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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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WEISSMANN: Why We Should Care About Big Tobacco's 1st Amendment Rights

It's not hard to imagine state and local governments trying to slap similar labels on the bad-for-us products consumers love. And it will be up to voters to push back.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 31, 2012 15:24
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“Warning: Smoking Can Kill You”

New York Times criticizes ruling against new cigarette warnings
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 31, 2012 13:13
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EPPS: Does Cigarette Marketing Count as Free Speech?

I yield to no one in my devotion to free speech. But a legal system that can't differentiate between political opinion and the sale of cigarettes has forfeited any claim to relevance to the nation it supposedly serves.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 29, 2012 20:40
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EDITORIAL: 'Warning: Smoking Can Kill You'

the warnings require companies to disclose accurate information. As Judge Judith Rogers noted in dissent, there is good evidence that bolder warnings will "alleviate" some of the harm. "The government has an interest of paramount importance in effectivel
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2012 23:20
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Court of Appeals rules cigarette labels violate companies' free-speech right

John Dinan, an associate professor of political science at Wake Forest University, expects the U.S. Supreme Court will agree to address the graphic-warning labels, "especially because the lower federal courts are divided on this question."
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2012 13:36
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Appeals Court Nixes Cigarette Warnings

A federal appeals court threw out the FDA's attempts to slap graphic warning labels -- such as a pair of lungs blackened by smoke -- on cigarette packs in a decision released Friday.
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2012 13:26
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Regulatory Science for Public Health: From Functional Food to Modified Risk Tobacco Products

Scientists told the audience here today at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Philadelphia that greater collaboration is needed to ensure that product claims are based on the best available scientific eviden
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:11
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Mealey's Litigation Bulletin Tobacco: Federal Appeals Court Rules that Graphic Warnings Violate Tobacco Companies' Rights

Unlike in Warner-Lambert Co. v. FTC, 562 F.2d 749 (D.C. Cir. 1977), the panel said, the FDA has not shown that the graphic warnings were designed to correct past false or misleading claims or that, absent disclosure, consumers would likely be deceived by
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 25, 2012 11:39
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