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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
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[Asia, Canada, India] Canadian Cancer Soc. urges Modi to implement 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

The Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to implement India’s planned pictorial health warnings covering 85 percent of the front and back of tobacco packages.
The Health Site (in)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:55
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[Asia, India] Don’t ignore the deadly anti-smoking sign

Government buckles under pressure from tobacco industry and halts order on large pictorial warnings on tobacco products. Will profit prevail over public health?
Millennium Post (in)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:53
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[Australia, Malaysia] AGENCY OVERSEEING OBAMA TRADE DEALS FILLED WITH FORMER TRADE LOBBYISTS

US Trade Representative...is being led by former lobbyists for corporations that stand to benefit from the deals...Christopher Wilson, the deputy chief of mission to the World Trade Organization, recently worked for C&M International...represented...Briti
The Intercept
added Apr 17, 2015 12:25
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT challenges new cigarette regulations on packaging from Ministry of Health

The new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 requires cigarette packages to carry health warnings and pictogrammes on the front and back respectively. In an application filed at the High Court yesterday, BAT says the order is unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:51
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[Europe, Ireland, USA] O'DONOGHUE: 'Trade deal could help Big Tobacco in legal battles': IMO

After Mr Brennan voiced his concerns at the IMO's recent AGM, the body passed a motion calling on the Government to ensure that the TTIP and other trade agreements negotiated at EU level "cannot weaken existing or future regulations and policies that pro
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:48
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CLARIFICATION

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
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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
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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
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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
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