jueves, 21 de mayo de 2015

FDA Denies R.J. Reynolds Request to Weaken Smokeless Tobacco Warning – 21 de Mayo de 2015 – EEUU

May 20, 2015 01:10 pm News Staff – The AAFP and other anti-tobacco stakeholders scored a big win last week when the FDA denied an industry request( to weaken the language in one of the agency's four smokeless tobacco warning statements.

More than 2 1/2 years ago, the AAFP joined about 30 other health care and tobacco reform advocacy groups in submitting comments(15 page PDF) to the FDA that opposed a so-called citizen petition submitted by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and its smokeless tobacco subsidiary the American Snuff Co. that asked the agency to revise warning labels on smokeless tobacco products.

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