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FDA, NIH launch national tobacco study

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration of Silver Spring and the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health announced a joint, large-scale, national study of tobacco users to monitor and assess the behavioral and health impacts of new government tobacco regulations. The ...

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Judge questions images for cigarette packages

WASHINGTON — A federal judge peppered a government lawyer with questions Wednesday expressing doubts about whether the Food and Drug Administration can force tobacco companies to post graphic images on their cigarette packages showing the health effects of smoking. In ...

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Core wholesale inflation jumps in July

WASHINGTON — A key measure of wholesale inflation rose in July by the most in six months. The measure, called core wholesale inflation, excludes volatile food and energy prices. It surged 0.4 percent last month. But most economists say they ...

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