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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al.: APPELLANTS’ PETITION FOR REHEARING AND REHEARING EN BANC

this case presents a question of exceptional importance. The majority’s reasoning is wrong and it conflicts with the Sixth Circuit’s analysis of graphics in Discount Tobacco. We respectfully submit that the case should be reheard en banc.
Law360
added Oct 10, 2012 15:54
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Feds seek full court review of cigarette warnings

The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a Food and Drug Administration requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill pe
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 9, 2012 16:38
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[Indiana] FELDMAN: Encouraging new, 'fun' ways to smoke

Currently, legislation has been introduced in Congress that would diminish the FDA's authority over some of these alternative tobacco products. If enacted, this legislation would only serve to facilitate the tobacco industry's efforts to maintain adult n
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 22, 2012 07:01
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[Indiana] Richard Feldman: Big tobacco lures new generation of addicts

Legislation has been introduced in Congress that would diminish the FDA's authority over some of these alternative tobacco products. If enacted, this legislation would only serve to facilitate the tobacco industry's efforts to maintain adult nicotine dep
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Sep 20, 2012 14:59
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ANDREWS: Graphic Tobacco Warning Case Can Present SCOTUS Opportunity on Commercial Speech Doctrine

If the Court decides to resolve the split between the D.C. and Sixth Circuits on the tobacco warnings, it may have an ideal opportunity to clarify the meaning of that critical part of its commercial speech test. Rather than simply continue to ignore Just
Forbes
added Sep 14, 2012 20:08
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SIEGEL: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' Argument that Sixth Circuit Validated Graphic Warning Labels is Not Entirely Correct; Supreme Court Will Never Affirm Sixth Circuit's Reasoning on the Actual Proposed Warning Labels

Importantly, the Sixth Circuit was ruling on the general principle of the use of graphic warning labels on cigarette packages, rather than on the specific warning labels proposed by the FDA.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 17, 2012 01:59
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STERN: The FDA's New Cigarette Labels Go Up in Smoke ($$)

'Compelled speech' is a free-speech infringement, even against Big Tobacco.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 9, 2012 22:27
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WEISSMANN: Why We Should Care About Big Tobacco's 1st Amendment Rights

It's not hard to imagine state and local governments trying to slap similar labels on the bad-for-us products consumers love. And it will be up to voters to push back.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 31, 2012 15:24
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EPPS: Does Cigarette Marketing Count as Free Speech?

I yield to no one in my devotion to free speech. But a legal system that can't differentiate between political opinion and the sale of cigarettes has forfeited any claim to relevance to the nation it supposedly serves.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 29, 2012 20:40
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Japan Tobacco Gets First FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval Monday of a new AIDS medicine is a first for Japan Tobacco Inc.Japan Tobacco Inc. 2914.TO +0.49% , which spent a quarter-century researching drugs without having a product of its labs cleared for the big U
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 20, 2012 13:51
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