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court victory means fda must act fast to put graphic warnings on cigarettes

The recent ruling is “a major victory for the nation’s health and the fight against tobacco,” according to a statement by Truth Initiative® and the seven other public health and medical groups that filed the lawsuit in October 2016. Here’s why: Current
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:33
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Massachusetts Judge: FDA Withheld, Delayed Agency Action On Warning Labels ($$)

a Massachusetts federal judge compelled the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to promulgate a final rule implementing Section 201(a) of the Tobacco Control Act (TCA) (American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. v. United States Food and Drug Administration, N
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17

Massachusetts judge rules FDA delayed instituting graphic cigarette warning requirement

.[FDA] is expediting the release of a final rule requiring graphic warnings on cigarette packs and advertisements after a Massachusetts federal judge ruled that the agency “unreasonably delayed” compliance with the 2009 federal mandate requiring the warni
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Sep 10, 2018 03:31

Plaintiffs To Maryland Federal Judge: Reject FDA Article III Challenge ($$)

American Heart Association and others urge a Maryland federal judge to reject claims by the [FDA] that the groups lack Article III standing to challenge the “Extension of Certain Tobacco Product Compliance Deadlines Related to the Final Deeming Rule” (Ame
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 9, 2018 20:03

[Massachusetts] FDA has 'unreasonably delayed' graphic warnings on cigarette packs, Mass. federal court rules

“The court must compel agency action,” Judge Indira Talwani wrote in her decision, reports the Boston Globe. The law requires that color images of health issues caused by tobacco use must appear on more than half of the cigarette pack and 20 percent of
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Sep 8, 2018 20:31


in light of the timeline originally set forth by Congress, the FDA’s current timeline (and work completed thus far), the human health and welfare at stake, and the lack of competing priorities enumerated in the FDA’s brief, the FDA has failed the TRAC
Courthouse News
added Sep 8, 2018 20:30

[Massachusetts] Feds Ordered to Finalize Graphic Cigarette Warnings

The FDA was required to develop new graphic warning labels in 2009 after the passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. After the first attempt to develop labels was stymied by lawsuits from tobacco companies in 2012, the FDA did n
Courthouse News
added Sep 8, 2018 20:25

[Massachusetts] FDA Ordered To Finish Overdue Graphics For Tobacco Labels ($$)

to finish designing full-color, graphic warning labels that were due seven years ago under a law mandating the ugly imagery of tobacco’s health consequences be placed on cigarette packs and advertisements. Admonishing the FDA for wasting four years “wher
added Sep 7, 2018 03:16

[Massachusetts] Court Requires FDA to Issue Graphic Warning Labels for Cigarette Packages

The District Court for the District of Massachusetts is requiring the FDA to develop a timeline for issuing labels after years of having “unlawfully delayed” or “unreasonably withheld” adherence to a 2011 law requiring it.
added Sep 7, 2018 01:52

[Massachusetts] Court Orders FDA to Move Forward With Graphic Cigarette Warnings

Talwani, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and six other public health and medical groups contending that the FDA had "unre
MedPage Today
added Sep 6, 2018 14:29
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