SUPREME COURT: Amidst Much Dissent, Rules Nicotine Not a Drug
Last month, in a blow to the FDA and tobacco control advocates, the Supreme Court ruled that nicotine is not a drug. What will they say next? Up is down? California Healthline columnist Jeff Stryker looks at how the court could arrive at such a decision and why four members disagreed.
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