Tag: FDA

Purity Before Safety (or Science)


shutterstock_88312414The ‘war against tobacco’ has long since ceased to have much to do with saving lives. Here’s the latest bone-headed example:

(Reuters) – Swedish Match AB should not be allowed to alter the warning label on its snus smokeless tobacco products to claim they are less harmful than cigarettes, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Friday.

The Stockholm-based company is seeking FDA approval to remove warnings about mouth cancer, gum disease and tooth loss from its snus products and to state that they present a “substantially” lower risk than cigarettes.

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I have some specific questions about relabeling (old, off-patent) drugs and filling the distribution channels for a relabeled drug that is being used for an off-label use.  It is quite lucrative, but while my partners in this are experienced in medicine, we don’t have the specific knowhow in this area. Ricocheteers who may be able […]

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