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FDA denies Reynolds' label request

the companies believe the targeted label -"Warning: This product is not a safe alternative to cigarettes" - is misleading to consumers of snus, moist snuff, chewing tobacco and plug tobacco. When Reynolds filed the petition, it included dissolvable produc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 13, 2015 19:50

Louisville Professor Brad Rodu’s call for more access for smokers to smoke-free nicotine

His recent op-ed, Smoke-free tobacco can save lives, explains how smokers craving for nicotine sickens and kills them from the smoke, not from the nicotine....ACSH’s Dr. Gil Ross had this comment: “In a sane world, Dr. Rodu would not have to make a case
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 21, 2015 21:40

[Europe] EU Court Finds Scandal-Plagued Regulator Quit

A health regulator who allegedly met secretly with Big Tobacco resigned voluntarily and was not forced out by the former head of the European Commission, the EU's lower court ruled Tuesday. The EU anti-fraud office known as OLAF discovered that forme
Courthouse News
added May 13, 2015 14:05

FDA Denies Petition to Change Smokeless Tobacco Warning / RJR, American Snuff “disappointed,” will continue to engage in modified-risk discussion

asking it to change the current statement, “WARNING: This product is not a safe alternative to cigarettes.” to “WARNING: No tobacco product is safe, but this product presents substantially lower risks to health than cigarettes.” The FDA denied the citize
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 13, 2015 11:50

[UK] EU court rules against Maltese ex-commissioner Dalli - BBC News

The European Court of Justice has ruled that he resigned voluntarily. He had argued that ex-Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso had asked him to resign. Mr Barroso said Mr Dalli had put the Commission's integrity at risk.
BBC Online
added May 12, 2015 12:39

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former police commissioner ‘never read John Dalli case files’

Ray Zammit admits to never having read the police files detailing their investigations against former EU Commissioner
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:26

[Europe, Malta] Former EU Commissioner John Dalli loses unfair dismissal case against EU Commission

Mr Dalli says he had no choice in the matter, as he could either have resigned or been sacked. The Olaf report said that Mr Dalli held a number of irregular meetings with tobacco lobbyists, which were brokered by his former canvasser Silvio Zammit.
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:25

[Malta] John Dalli resigned voluntarily, European Court concludes - Busuttil reacts

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said: "The European Court today did not believe the conspiracy theories about John Dalli and it reiterated the truth – and the truth was that he resigned."
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:24

[Europe, Malta] EU court rejects commissioner’s claim he was forced to resign

"The court finds that Mr. Dalli resigned voluntarily, no formal request for his resignation having been made by President Barroso," said the court, which is second only to the European Court of Justice. It added that Dalli "resigned orally," he gave verb
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2015 12:23

[Europe] EU court rules scandal-hit commissioner was not forced out

a former European commissioner from Malta resigned voluntarily and was not forced out over a scandal related to tobacco industry lobbying, and rejected his claim for compensation. Health Commissioner John Dalli abruptly left office in October 2012 after
added May 12, 2015 12:22
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