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US To Revise Cigarette Warning Labels

The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit. Instead, the Food and Drug Administration will go bac
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2013 22:45
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Cigarette Warning-Label Ruling Won't Be Appealled by US

Attorney General Eric Holder, in a letter to Congress dated March 15, said the Food and Drug Administration will create new regulations that address the First Amendment concerns raised by the appeals court, which in a 2-1 decision found the requirements
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 19, 2013 22:42
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[District of Columbia] Memo: The Filibuster of Caitlin Halligan and the Future of the Courts

* Last year, a three-member panel of the D.C. Circuit led by Judge Rogers Brown , ruled that requiring graphic, factually accurate warning labels on cigarette packages violates the First Amendment rights of tobacco companies.
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:22
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Cigarette ordinance passes court test

A New York City ordinance that governs the sale of flavored tobacco products is not pre-empted by a federal law that assigns authority to regulate cigarettes to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. The ordi
Talk Radio News Service
added Feb 27, 2013 11:04
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[New York] NYC Limits On Flavored Tobacco Upheld By 2nd Circ. ($$)

While the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, passed by Congress in 2009, forbids the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from banning an entire category of tobacco products, it does not extend the prohibition to states and cities, a three-j
Law360
added Feb 27, 2013 21:00
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U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO MANUFACTURING COMPANY — v. — CITY OF NEW YORK (PDF)

enforcement of a New York City ordinance governing the sale of flavored tobacco products, which they argue is preempted by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Plaintiffs appeal an award of summary judgment in favor of the City. We affi
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Feb 27, 2013 11:18
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[North Carolina] E-cigs shifting from ‘fad’ to ‘here to stay’

The mainstreaming of electronic cigarettes to consumers is picking up speed, with Lorillard Inc. reported $61 million in sales for fiscal 2012 and capturing 30 percent of the market share, even though it has been in the category less than a year.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2013 11:53
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[New York] Unregulated, Addictive, And Enticing: E-Cigarettes Suck In Smokers But Risks Remain

Dr. Novotny, who has studied the effects of cigarette waste on public health as well as the environment, raises an alarming point in a world that is poised to be saturated with disposable e-cigarettes: “What happens at the end-of-life stage for these pro
Leaksource (blog)
added Feb 16, 2013 22:27
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[Massachusetts] Dennis opts out of tobacco stings on businesses

So how do Dennis officials determine if local retailers are selling cigarettes or other tobacco to minors? They don't, unless the Food and Drug Administration performs a random check. Even then, violations may lead nowhere.
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Feb 7, 2013 08:43
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Draftfcb taps Fleishman for $115m anti-tobacco effort ($$)

Draftfcb and Fleishman-Hillard, the agency team behind the long-running “Above the Influence” campaign, are teaming up again to launch a tobacco-cessation outreach initiative targeting teenagers.
PR Week US
added Feb 3, 2013 12:01
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