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Virginia Tobacco Maker Seeks New FDA Designation

Tweet Tobacco maker Star Scientific Inc. is asking the Food and Drug Administration to certify a moist smokeless tobacco it has developed as less harmful than other forms of tobacco on the market. The small Virginia company said Wednesday it has filed an application with the FDA to approve its Stonewall Moist-BDL as a “modified risk” product under the 2009 law that gave the FDA authority over tobacco. Star Scientific says the tobacco ... Jump to full article >>

Star Scientific seeks OK on ‘modified-risk’ snuff

Tweet A small, Virginia-based tobacco company said Tuesday that it will seek the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval to sell a new moist snuff tobacco as a “modified-risk” product with fewer cancer-causing agents. If its application is approved, Henrico County-based Star Scientific Inc. could be the first company to win an FDA designation of a tobacco product as potentially less hazardous to health. “I think (the ... Jump to full article >>