Archive for August, 2012

LORILLARD, INC., et al. v. FDA: DOCKET 2/25/11-8/1/12

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

EXCERPT:
02/25/2011 1 COMPLAINT against LAWRENCE R. DEYTON, MARGARET A. HAMBURG, KATHLEEN SEBELIUS, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION . . .
08/01/2012 44 MEMORANDUM ORDER, Ordered that defendants’ Motion to Dismiss 18 is DENIED; and it is further Ordered that defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs’ Fifth Cause of Action 37 […]

LORILLARD, INC., et al. v. FDA: MEMORANDUM ORDER (July 30, 2012) (PDF)

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Finally, based on the facts currently in the record, I find that the Menthol Report Subcommittee and its writing groups5 are advisory committees under FACA because they “were organized, managed, and funded by FDA, consisted only of TPSAC members, and performed” a major task of the committee: drafting the Menthol Report. […]