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FDA Urged To Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
2013-09-25 04:46:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: The Risks Of Smoking E-Cigarettes For Teens ] A group consisting of 40 state attorneys general has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling upon the regulatory agency to start regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way that they do tobacco products. In a letter dated September 24, members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) urged the FDA to meet the...

2013-08-27 16:23:19

Letter Asks Major Studio to Keep Smoking, Brands Out of Trailers WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, public health groups have joined state Attorneys General offices to call out the depiction of tobacco brand imagery and smoking in promotions for the movie Rush - coming out in September - citing its potential impact to tobacco use among youth. In a letter to Comcast Corporation (parent company of Universal Pictures), the groups ask the company to take proactive steps...

2013-05-01 12:20:31

Attorneys General Encourage Parents and Teen Drivers to Talk About Safe Driving ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timed with May's designation as Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, The Century Council and 17 Attorneys General from across the United States released public service announcements (PSAs) for the IKnowEverything program. Bringing parents and kids together, IKnowEverything reinforces that parents are one of the most influential driving instructors for...

2012-02-15 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Kinsella Media, LLC, court-approved notice provider for the LCD Flat Panel litigation. Settlements totaling over $538 Million have been reached with seven out of ten Defendants in litigation involving the price of thin film transistor liquid crystal display flat panels ("TFT-LCD"). The lawsuits claim that the Defendants conspired to fix, raise, maintain or stabilize prices of TFT-LCD Flat Panels...

2009-08-27 15:40:00

31 Attorneys General Call System 'Misleading' and Urge Its Suspension WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Care Association (AHCA) today applauded thirty-one state Attorneys General for sending a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, calling for the suspension and revision of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS') Nursing Home Five Star Rating System. According to the letter, the rating system, which was launched...

2008-07-23 18:00:41

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Alison Omans, AFL-CIO, +1-202-637-5018; or Gary Hubbard, USW, (o) +1-202-778-4384, (c) +1-202-256-8125 WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are two competing business plans to bring copper company ASARCO out of bankruptcy, but only one of them serves the interests of the companys many employees and their families. (http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The decision is now in the hands of the U.S. Justice Department and...

2008-06-17 15:00:24

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Angelita Plemmer of NAAG, +1-703-585-7486, aplemmer@naag.org PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty of the states chief legal officers gathered in Providence, Rhode Island today to discuss some of the nations most critical law enforcement and policy issues, including technology and crimefighting, rising energy and fuel costs, the environment, protecting children, consumer protection and domestic security. Attorneys General from the United...

2008-06-16 09:00:35

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DATE: Tuesday, June 17 through Friday, June 20, 2008 EVENT: National Association of Attorneys General 2008 Annual Summer Meeting Forty (40) Attorneys General, their staffs, federal and foreign officials, private industry chief executive officers and executives, trade groups and academics will convene to discuss a number of issues, including technology and crimefighting, rising energy and fuel costs and the environment, law...

2007-04-23 12:00:42

Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CECO) announced today that it has voluntarily signed an Agreement on Code of Conduct proposed by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is also signatory to the agreement with the company. The company issued a statement as follows: "Career Education Corporation has always been committed to lender choice and comprehensive information for students and parents regarding student loans. We have continually strived...