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2011-04-15 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy® today filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief on behalf of itself and 17 leading public health organizations, supporting New York City's appeal of a ruling by a federal judge striking down the city's point-of-sale warnings on tobacco products. Legacy, the national public health foundation devoted to keeping young people from smoking and helping all smokers quit, previously filed a brief in support of...

2011-02-28 11:30:00

Despite Years Attempting to Re-Brand Itself, Big Tobacco Is Up to Their Same Old Tricks as They Sue the FDA Over Its Tobacco Product Safety Advisory Committee WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The lawsuit announced late Feb. 25, by two of the major U.S. tobacco manufacturers, Lorillard Tobacco Company and RJ Reynolds, that challenges the legitimacy of the Food and Drug Administration's Tobacco Product Safety Advisory Commission (TPSAC) is nothing but a transparent and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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