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Controlling tobacco

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The US Food and Drug Administration has a battle on its hands over its attempt to regulate tobacco just as it regulates other drugs. The agency is now appealing to the Supreme Court, following an appeals court decision that denied it the right to regulate tobacco products. As the hearing opened last week, judges appeared sceptical that an agency that regulates pharmaceuticals should turn its attention to tobacco. “Is it the position of the government that tobacco is safe and effective? It just doesn’t fit,