Adam Hochberg Previews Arguments In A Tobacco Industry Lawsuit,

aimed at preventing the federal government from regulating cigarettes and other tobacco products as addictive drugs. At issue is whether the Food and Drug Administration has the authority to do so. Four companies, R.J. Reynolds, Brown and Williamson, Lorillard, and Philip Morris will present their case to a federal court in Greensboro, North Carolina, beginning today.

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