IPCPR 2016 Part 1 We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know.

James Foster I flew out Sunday the 26th of July in the wee hours to arrive in Vegas in time for breakfast and to attend seminars all day on the FDA regulations and what it means to the premium tobacco industry. There is bad news, and there is “we just don’t know” news, and I’ll […]

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Group Objects to 2 Members of Tobacco Safety Panel

By DUFF WILSON Published: June 7, 2010 New York Times An ethics watchdog group filed a challenge on Monday against two members of a new federal advisory committee for tobacco product safety, saying they should be disqualified because they are consultants for drug companies that make smoking cessation products. "Everybody hates the tobacco companies, but […]

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The Nanny State – FDA Tobacco Regulation

By Tommy Zarzecki Say… What’s that Smell?   There’s an old saying that simply says, "I smell a rat."   Back on June 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (PDF, 350 K). This historic legislation grants authority to regulate tobacco products to the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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