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FDA Asks Court to Delay Substantial Equivalence Deadline by At Least 10 Months

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a federal court in Maryland to order that FDA’s substantial equivalence deadline should begin no sooner...
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FDA Loses Maryland Court Battle, Substantial Equivalence Delay in Jeopardy

There are some court battles the cigar industry would like FDA to win—and it just lost one of them. Earlier today, the U.S. District Court...
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Health Groups Sue FDA Over Delay in Deeming Regulations

Seven health groups and five Maryland-based doctors filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and its delay of the deeming...
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Court Rejects Health Groups Attempt to Enter FDA Cigar Lawsuit

In July, six health groups asked to be named as co-defendants in a lawsuit regarding the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of premium...
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Court Delays Health Groups Motion to be Included in Cigar Lawsuit

Today, U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled to defer a motion filed by six public health groups who seek to be added as defendants...
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Health Groups Respond in FDA Cigar Lawsuit

Six health groups, collectively known as Public Health Intervenors, have responded to a motion from cigar trade groups about whether the health groups should be allowed...
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FDA, Cigar Groups Respond to Motion to Intervene by Health Groups

Last month, six health groups filed a motion to intervene in lawsuits filed in opposition to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations. Last week,...
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Six Health Groups File Motion to Intervene in FDA Cigar Lawsuit

Six health groups have filed a motion to intervene in the cigar industry’s lawsuit against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and its deeming regulations....
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