Tobacco Companies Sue FDA, HHS Over Marketing, Labeling Requirements
(October 9, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Six companies that manufacture cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products on Sept. 30 filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for labeling approval requirements that they say overstep the guidelines of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) (Philip Morris USA Inc., et al. v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, No. 1:15-cv-01590, D. D.C.).
(Complaint available. Document #04-151021-009C.)
The six plaintiffs are Philip Morris USA Inc., U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company...