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Tobacco Companies Sue FDA Over Label Regs

Brian May told CSP Daily News. “We are also challenging similar requirements with respect to the quantity of a tobacco product in a package. In addition, when Congress enacted the Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act, it expressly prohibited F
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 14, 2015 17:26
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PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. v. FDA (PDF)

to assert a broad power of prior restraint over Plaintiffs’ marketing communications, even though the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act… denies FDA that power and the First Amendment bars it. Furthermore, FDA engaged in this unlawful action under the g
American Lawyer
added Apr 14, 2015 13:31
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FDA Committee Was Right to Reject Swedish Match's Flawed Application

FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee had no choice but to recommend rejection of Swedish Match's application because it did not answer the basic question of whether, if it were allowed to make the claim of lower risk, smokers would switch
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 11, 2015 19:34
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The Head of the FDA is Leaving. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal.

Hamburg recently appointed Robert Califf of Duke University to be Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco. He is due to start that job in late February, and is considered a leading contender to succeed Hamburg—the Wall Street Journal notes th
TIME Magazine
added Feb 10, 2015 23:27
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[Maryland] STIER: Over-regulation defeats the purpose of e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working diligently to regulate e-cigarettes in a way that protects their public health potential while minimizing any risks. That's why the agency, as well as states and cities across the country, are banning sale
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 1, 2014 22:51
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Illinois High Court Takes Up $10 Billion Philip Morris Case

A decade ago, the Illinois Supreme Court killed off a $10 billion deceptive marketing verdict ... The case appeared to be over. But in 2008, the U.S. government wrote in an amicus brief in another case that it never authorized the descriptors "light" an
Litigation Daily
added Sep 25, 2014 13:24
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[New York] GLANTZ: FDA Should Prohibit Flavors in all Tobacco Products including Electronic Cigarettes (new evidence)

The research found: Flavor additives attract young people to electronic cigarettes Flavored solutions were one of the most attractive e-cigarette characteristics identified by our participants. A 26-year-old conventional cigare
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 8, 2014 12:18
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S&M Brands, Inc. Announces FDA Approval On Its Newly Redesigned Riverside® Cigarette Brands

it has received Substantial Equivalent orders from the FDA on its newly redesigned Riverside... S&M Brands, Inc. is one of the few companies, behind Lorillard, Inc., that has navigated the Tobacco Control Act to obtain approval of a new cigarette tobacco
PR Newswire
added Jul 15, 2014 14:35
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CIGARS SHOULD NOT BE EXEMPTED FROM REGULATION BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (PDF)

The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA considerable flexibility to determine how to apply its regulatory authority to cigars and other tobacco products that were not immediately under FDA’s jurisdiction. FDA is not required to regulate all tobacco products li
RegulateALLTobacco.org (CTFK)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:57
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FDA’s Proposed Warning Statements Are Weak and Ineffective in Form and Content and Should Be Replaced with Effective Messages

We just submitted this public comment to FDA. ... 1) Remove the word WARNING from the messages. 2) Increase the suggested size of warning messages from 30% to at least 50%. 3) Change the warning message color from black and white to bright yellow b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 13, 2014 07:48
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