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06.05.19

Illicit Trade Risks ‘Too Small and Weak’ to Delay FDA Rule to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

By Johan Marulanda

Contact: Johan Marulanda / johan.marulanda@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED: Wednesday, June 5, 2019; 4:00 PM ET WASHINGTON | New analysis shows that any illicit trade of full-nicotine cigarettes after a new FDA rule to reduce nicotine in smoked tobacco products would be ‘too small’ to interfere with public health gains, directly contradicting tobacco industry arguments against the rule. […]

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Thematic Areas: Food & Drug Law

06.05.19

Casey Ruling, Not Roe v. Wade, Likely to Be Key in U.S. Supreme Court Cases Impacting Women’s Access to Abortion

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / Johan.Marulanda@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED: Wednesday, June 5, 2019; 11 a.m. ET WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to overturn Roe v. Wade, but could uphold multiple abortion restrictions in newly passed state laws, say two prominent health law experts. They explain why such action would exacerbate health, social, and economic inequities […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights