Tuesday, September 8, 2009

RJ Reynolds and others sue to stop new FDA regulations of tobacco

As expected R. J. Reynolds (makers of Camel and Winston) joined Lorillard (makers of Newport) and others to file a federal law suit in hopes to block the new FDA regulations. Of course Big Tobacco wants to prevent FDA regulation implementation! Their main opposition is to the advertising restrictions. The new federal law seeks to eliminate all the sophisticated marketing and branding Big Tobacco is known for.

See the Washington Post article for full details: http://tiny.cc/ptiUq

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