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Supreme Court Lets FDA Move Forward with Graphic Cigarette Warnings And Other Tobacco Regulations

The new warnings are needed to better inform Americans about the deadly consequences of smoking. As Congress found in enacting the requirement, the current, text-only warnings – which are printed on the side of cigarette packs and haven't been updated si
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2013 20:02
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Graphic tobacco warning labels to remain, but look, timetable unknown

The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on the labels from a group of tobacco manufacturers. However, it remains unclear what the warning la
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2013 13:45
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Justices decline to hear challenge to tobacco law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a tobacco industry challenge to a federal law that expanded restrictions on the advertising and marketing of cigarettes. The provisions of the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act unde
Reuters
added Apr 22, 2013 12:50
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ARCHIVE: SOTTERA, INC., DOING BUSINESS AS NJOY, APPELLEE v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, ET AL (12/7/2010)

the FDA has authority to regulate customarily marketed tobacco products—including ecigarettes— under the Tobacco Act. It has authority to regulate therapeutically marketed tobacco products under the FDCA’s drug/device provisions. And, as this decision is
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Apr 4, 2013 00:44
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The Most Shocking Anti-Smoking Campaign Yet

Cigarette smoking is waning, though, with Altria reporting a 0.2% decline in shipment volume in 2012. Reynolds American saw a 2.3% drop while Lorillard experienced a 1.4% falloff in shipment volumes. Overall, the industry saw a 2.3% decline. So while th
Motley Fool
added Mar 30, 2013 19:40
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[New York] GREENE: Why cigarettes are here to stay

If there really were the political will to end cigarette use, there are ways. Each state sets its own laws for the minimum age to purchase cigarettes -- in most states, it's 18. If states decided to raise the age to, say, 80, that would do it. But the c
CNN
added Mar 24, 2013 17:10
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Lautenberg Leads Senators in Urging FDA to Act Quickly to Develop Tobacco Warning Labels

U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging quick action to develop new graphic warning labels fo
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Mar 25, 2013 03:09
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[District of Columbia] Bush's Court: How the D.C. Circuit Threatens the Future of Progressive Reform

The right-wing majority of the D.C. Circuit has continuously sought to dismantle progressive efforts ... Last year, the D.C. Circuit ruled that FDA regulations requiring cigarette manufacturers to place graphic, factually accurate warnings on their prod
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:20
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[Canada, USA] GLANTZ: The FDA made the right decision not to appeal the current warning labels

Fortunately, new papers have been published that supplant the need for the FDA to estimate the effects of the warning labels, particularly an excellent study of the effects of the Canadian warning labels that showed a 22.5% drop in the likelihood of bein
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:13
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EDITORIAL: Bottom Line: Cigarette warnings

Why not just take all the government warnings off? Wouldn’t that leave tobacco companies without the cloak of protection the U.S. Surgeon General provides? Wouldn’t it force the companies to consider issuing their own warnings – or face the consequences
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2013 15:43
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