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FDA Announces Decisions On New Tobacco Products
2013-06-26 05:20:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time since being given the authority to regulate tobacco products four years ago, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the marketing of two new types of cigarettes. The new products, Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box 100s and Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box, are manufactured by Greensboro, North Carolina-based Lorillard Inc., according to Bloomberg’s Anna Edney and Chris Burritt. “Today’s...

2013-06-18 11:42:55

A Georgetown public health expert and attorney examines what the FDA must do to prevail When the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposes new graphic warning labels for tobacco products, they can survive a First Amendment challenge if they depict health consequences and their effectiveness is supported by adequate scientific evidence, says a Georgetown University Medical Center public health expert and attorney. Graphic tobacco warning labels–which combine images with health...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.