Tag Archives: FDA

Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The VMR Electronic Cigarettes Ad?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Full disclosure: I’m a smoker, which in today’s society means I am 1) morally deficient, and 2) an endless source of revenue for … Continue reading

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Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (GNC Jack3d Edition)

From Sunday’s New York Times Business section: Is the Seller to Blame? Workout Supplement Challenged After Death of Soldier EVERY morning as she gets dressed for her accounting job, Leanne Sparling hangs her son’s military dog tags and a photograph of him … Continue reading

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Drew Pinsky Did Stealth Doctoring For Glaxo

This past week the U.S. Justice Department reached a “$3 billion criminal and civil settlement with Glaxo over illegal drug marketing and other matters,” the Wall Street Journal reported. ‘Dr. Drew’ Was Paid by Glaxo Radio Host Extolled Virtues of Antidepressant … Continue reading

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Sunny Side Up For America’s Egg Farmers

Headline of a full-page ad in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal and New York Times (among others, presumably): A message from America’s Egg Farmers Body copy: You’ve probably heard about the recent egg recall. As egg farmers, we’re concerned, and continue … Continue reading

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Clove Hurts

Excellent A-Hed in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: To the FDA, This Indonesian Smoke Is Close but No Cigar The story: Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — unless the Food and Drug Administration and a congressional committee think it … Continue reading

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